Alamosa County, Colorado

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Alamosa'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Alamosa'''  
  
Guide to '''Alamosa County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Alamosa County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Alamosa County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Alamosa County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Alamosa County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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'''Parent County:'''
 
*'''Before 1861''' this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
 
*'''Before 1861''' this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
  
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::Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]].
 
::Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]].
  
*'''8 March 1913: ''' Alamosa County was created from [[Costilla County, Colorado|Costilla]] and [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Alamosa.<ref name="HBG" />
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*'''8 March 1913: ''' Alamosa County was created from [[Costilla County, Colorado|Costilla]] and [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]] Counties.<br>
 
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<br> '''County Seat:''' Alamosa.<ref name="HBG" />
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<br> '''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
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[[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]]  
 
[[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]]  
  
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[[Rio Grande County, Colorado|Rio Grande]]  
 
[[Rio Grande County, Colorado|Rio Grande]]  
  
[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]]  
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[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]] <br>
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://alamosaco.homestead.com/resource.html Early Alamosa County Deaths] (from the Alamosa City Cemetery Sexton records).  
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*[http://alamosaco.homestead.com/resource.html Early Alamosa County Deaths] (from the Alamosa City Cemetery Sexton records).  
  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=159347 Alamosa Cemetery, Alamosa] BillionGraves, photos and transcriptions of headstones.
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=159347 Alamosa Cemetery, Alamosa] BillionGraves, photos and transcriptions of headstones.
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
 
*Alamosa
 
*Alamosa
  
 
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[http://alamosaco.homestead.com/resource.html Early Alamosa County marriages] extracted from marriage certificate record book 7 1914-1922.
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Alamosa/Southern Peaks Public Library<br>423 4th St<br>Alamosa, CO 81101<br>Phone: (719) 589-6592<br>&nbsp;[http://www.alamosalibrary.org/ www.alamosalibrary.org/] <br>
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The [[Alamosa Colorado Family History Center|Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center]]Alamosa Colorado<br>300 Richardson Ave<br>Alamosa, Alamosa, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 719-589-5511  
 
The [[Alamosa Colorado Family History Center|Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center]]Alamosa Colorado<br>300 Richardson Ave<br>Alamosa, Alamosa, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 719-589-5511  
  
 
<br>This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>Contact Center for open hours as they vary.  
 
<br>This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>Contact Center for open hours as they vary.  
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Alamosa/Southern Peaks Public Library<br>423 4th St<br>Alamosa, CO 81101<br>Phone: (719) 589-6592<br>&nbsp;[http://www.alamosalibrary.org/ www.alamosalibrary.org/] <br>
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[http://alamosaco.homestead.com/resource.html Early Alamosa County marriages] extracted from marriage certificate record book 7 1914-1922.
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=== References  ===
 
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Revision as of 21:08, 14 May 2013

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Guide to Alamosa County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Alamosa County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Alamosa County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1852
County Seat Alamosa
Courthouse
Address Alamosa County Courthouse
402 Edison Ave; PO Box 178
Alamosa, CO 81101-2560
Phone 719.589.6681
Alamosa County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1913:
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[1]

Quick Facts

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
[Alamosa County, Colorado#Death|Death]]
[Alamosa County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]
[Alamosa County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Parent County:

  • Before 1861 this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County.
  • 8 March 1913: Alamosa County was created from Costilla and Conejos Counties.


County Seat: Alamosa.[1]
Neighboring Counties: Conejos

Costilla

Huerfano

Rio Grande

Saguache

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Alamosa County, Colorado census records online, see: Colorado Census.

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Alamosa

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History CenterAlamosa Colorado
300 Richardson Ave
Alamosa, Alamosa, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 719-589-5511


This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
Contact Center for open hours as they vary.

Libraries

Alamosa/Southern Peaks Public Library
423 4th St
Alamosa, CO 81101
Phone: (719) 589-6592
 www.alamosalibrary.org/

Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

Early Alamosa County marriages extracted from marriage certificate record book 7 1914-1922.

Death
Divorce

Places

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 97, Alamosa County, Colorado. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 X2th.
  3. Brief County Histories (New Mexico) in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).
  5. Adrian B. Ettlinger, AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL CD-ROM no. 4903.
  6. Handybook, 98, Costilla County, Colorado.