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Guide to Adams County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Adams County, Colorado|
Location in the state of Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
|Founded||April 15, 1901|
|Address|| Adams County Courthouse|
450 S 4th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80901-3196
Adams County Website
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1902,
some burial records, some land records from Arapahoe
County prior to 1901, school census 1902-1964 and military
discharge records, 17th Judicial District Court Clerk has divorce records;
Probate Court has probate records; Hall of Justice has court records 
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
15 April 1901: Adams County was created from Arapahoe County.
Business Records and Commerce
Belleview Cemetery, Westminister BillionGraves
Eastlawn Memorial Gardens
Highland Memorial Gardens
Mount Nebo Cemetery
Riverside Cemetery, Commerce City BillionGraves
Rose Hill Cemetery
Wesley Chapel Cemetery
For tips on accessing Adams County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.
Adams County Old Age Pension Records 1933 - 1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Adams County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:
- Name of Applicant
- Date and Amount of pension payment
- Any adjustments to the pension
- Person's age
- Town nearest to where they lived
- Other Actions done by the County
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Land and Property
- Family Maps of Adams County, Colorado Genealogy (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
Ancestry maps - Top cities by ethnic group
Historic maps of CO cities - Library of Congress
Historic maps of Colorado
Adams County Maps Adams County, Colorado
American Battle Monuments Commission - Overseas cemeteries
Civil War Soldiers & Sailors database
Military records - National Archives
Nationwide grave locator - U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Search military records (historic)
Naturalization and Citizenship
Colorado State Archives has put an index of the Adams County teachers who were approved to teach in the county by the County Superintendent of Schools for the years 1913-1935 on-line. This list shows their name and may include the date, type of teaching certificate they possess and the town of residence.
Archives and Libraries
- Rangeview Library District
11658 N. Huron
Northglenn, CO 80234
- Westminster Public Library
3705 W. 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
Phone: (303) 404-5555
Family History Centers
- Aurora Family History Center
950 Laredo St
Aurora, CO 80011
- Brighton Genealogy Society
343 S. 21st Street
Brighton, CO 80601-2525
- Adams County Historical Society
9601 Henderson Rd.
Brighton, CO 80601
The Colorado State Archives has put a name only Index to the Adams County Divorce Records for the period 1904-1913 on-line.
Commerce City (city)
Federal Heights (city)
- Adams County COGenWeb Project]
- Family History Library Catalog
- Adams County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
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