Arapahoe County, Colorado

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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[http://www.co.arapahoe.co.us/ Araphaoe – Arapahoe County Courthouse]<br>5334 S Prince Street <br>Littleton, CO 80166-0001 <br>Phone: 303.795.4200
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&nbsp;<br>First formed in 1855 as Territorial County. See Kansas 1860 for census records) <br>County Clerk&nbsp;has marriage and land records from 1902 burial records to 1941; County Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Alraphoe County, Colorado. Page 97{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Quick Facts ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
Created in 1855 as an original county under the territory of Kansas. It became an original county in the Colorado Territory in 1861.  
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'''1855--'''Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Kansas Territory.  
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'''1 November 1861:''' Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Colorado Territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Littleton <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Adams County, Colorado|Adams]]
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*[[Denver County, Colorado|Denver]]
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*[[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]]
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*[[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln&nbsp;]]
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*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.deertrailcolorado.org/Evergreen%20Cemetery.htm Evergreen Cemetery], Deer Trail, Arapahoe county, Colorado - transcription at town web site.
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160147 Littleton Cemetery, Littleton] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
==== Court  ====
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The Colorado Genealogical Society's [http://history.denverlibrary.org/research/census_arapahoe/index.html 1885 Colorado State Census - Arapahoe County] &nbsp;&nbsp; PDF&nbsp;File with every name indexed
  
==== Land ====
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==== Church History and Records ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
  
==== Maps  ====
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*Englewood
  
==== Military ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/arapahoe.html Arapahoe County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Arapahoe County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:
  
==== Poor Records ====
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*Name of Applicant
http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/poorrecords/arapahoe_hosp_index.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Poor Hospital Records for 1895-1899 on-line.&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado%2C_Arapahoe_County%2C_Poor_Hospital_Records%2C_1895-1899 Read more].
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*Date and Amount of pension payment
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*Any adjustments to the pension
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*Person's age
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*Town nearest to where they lived
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*Other Actions done by the County <br>
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Land ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Local Histories ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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[http://www.littletongov.org/history/biographies/default.asp Biographies] of Prominent Families of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.
  
==== Voting Registers ====
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[http://www.littletongov.org/history/genhist.asp Early History] of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/voter_registrations/arapahoe_index.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Voter Registrations for 1893-1905 on-line.&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado%2C_Arapahoe_County_Voter_Registrations_1893-1905 Read more].  
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Maps ====
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Military ====
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
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==== Poor Records  ====
  
== References  ==
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/poorrecords/arapahoe_hosp_index.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Poor Hospital Records for 1895-1899 on-line.
  
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==== Probate  ====
  
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/hrd/index.htm Colorado State Archives] web site has Arapahoe county Probate cases 1902-1937.
  
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==== Taxation  ====
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Seach]]'''
  
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==== Voting Registers  ====
  
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/voter_registrations/arapahoe_index.html Arapahoe County Voter Registrations] index (1893-1905) is one of many [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/online.htm On-Line Indexes] of the Colorado State Archives.
  
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
== County Courthouse ==
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== History  ==
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Arapahoe Library District<br>12855 E. Adam Aircraft Circle<br>Englewood, CO 80112<br>Telephone: 303-798-2444<br>Website http://www.arapahoelibraries.org/ [http://www.arapahoelibraries.org/ www.arapahoelibraries.org/]<br>
  
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Aurora Public Library<br>14949 E Alameda Parkway<br>Aurora, CO 80012<br>Telephone: 303-739-6640<br>Website[http://www.auroragov.org/AuroraGov/Departments/LibraryAndCulturalServices/LibraryServices/index.htm www.auroragov.org/AuroraGov/Departments/LibraryAndCulturalServices/LibraryServices/index.htm]<br>
  
Created in 1855 as an original county under the territory of Kansas. It became an original county in the Colorado Territory in 1861.  
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Englewood Public Library<br>1000 Englewood Parkway<br>Englewood, CO 80110<br>Telehone: 303-762-2572<br>Website[http://www.englewoodgov.org/Index.aspx?page=451 www.englewoodgov.org/Index.aspx]
  
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Littleton/Bemis Public Library<br>6014 S. Datura St.<br>Littleton, CO 80120<br>Telephone: 303-795-3961<br>Website[http://www.littletongov.org/BEMIS/ www.littletongov.org/BEMIS/]<br>
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 2074<br>Centennial, CO 80161-2074<br>Website [http://www.columbinegenealogy.com/index.htm http://www.columbinegenealogy.com/index.htm]<br>
  
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Sheridan Historical Society<br>4101 S. Federal Blvd.<br>Sheridan, CO 80110-5399<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~coshs/index.html<br>
  
== Resources  ==
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Aurora Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 31732<br>Aurora, CO 80041-0732<br>Website http://www.freewebs.com/auroragenealogysociety/<br>
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
==== Church  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Aurora Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Littleton Colorado Family History Center]]
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Maps ====
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== Websites ==
  
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/co/county/arapahoe/ Arapahoe County COGenWeb]]
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*{{FHL|205242|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Arapahoe/ Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== References ==
 
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Poor Records  ====
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http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/poorrecords/arapahoe_hosp_index.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Poor Hospital Records for 1895-1899 on-line.&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado%2C_Arapahoe_County%2C_Poor_Hospital_Records%2C_1895-1899 Read more].
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==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Voting Registers  ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/voter_registrations/arapahoe_index.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Voter Registrations for 1893-1905 on-line.&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado%2C_Arapahoe_County_Voter_Registrations_1893-1905 Read more].
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Endnotes ==
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[[Colorado State Archives|Colorado State Archives]]
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Contents

County Courthouse

Araphaoe – Arapahoe County Courthouse
5334 S Prince Street
Littleton, CO 80166-0001
Phone: 303.795.4200

 
First formed in 1855 as Territorial County. See Kansas 1860 for census records)
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1902 burial records to 1941; County Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

1855--Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Kansas Territory.

1 November 1861: Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Colorado Territory.
County seat: Littleton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

The Colorado Genealogical Society's 1885 Colorado State Census - Arapahoe County    PDF File with every name indexed

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Englewood

Court Records

Arapahoe County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Arapahoe 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

Land

Local Histories

Biographies of Prominent Families of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.

Early History of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Poor Records

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Poor Hospital Records for 1895-1899 on-line.

Probate

Colorado State Archives web site has Arapahoe county Probate cases 1902-1937.

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Seach

Voting Registers

Arapahoe County Voter Registrations index (1893-1905) is one of many On-Line Indexes of the Colorado State Archives.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Arapahoe Library District
12855 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
Telephone: 303-798-2444
Website http://www.arapahoelibraries.org/ www.arapahoelibraries.org/

Aurora Public Library
14949 E Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012
Telephone: 303-739-6640
Websitewww.auroragov.org/AuroraGov/Departments/LibraryAndCulturalServices/LibraryServices/index.htm

Englewood Public Library
1000 Englewood Parkway
Englewood, CO 80110
Telehone: 303-762-2572
Websitewww.englewoodgov.org/Index.aspx

Littleton/Bemis Public Library
6014 S. Datura St.
Littleton, CO 80120
Telephone: 303-795-3961
Websitewww.littletongov.org/BEMIS/

Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 2074
Centennial, CO 80161-2074
Website http://www.columbinegenealogy.com/index.htm

Sheridan Historical Society
4101 S. Federal Blvd.
Sheridan, CO 80110-5399
Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~coshs/index.html

Aurora Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 31732
Aurora, CO 80041-0732
Website http://www.freewebs.com/auroragenealogysociety/

Family History Centers



Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Alraphoe County, Colorado. Page 97At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).