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County Courthouse

Alamosa County Courthouse
402 Edison Ave; PO Box 178
Alamosa, CO 81101-2560
Phone 719.589.6681

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

Quick Facts

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]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Conejos

Costilla

Huerfano

Rio Grande

Saguache

Resources

Cemeteries

Early Alamosa County Deaths (from the Alamosa City Cemetery Sexton records).

Census

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

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Alamosa

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

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

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.

Websites

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.

 

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