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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Archuleta County'''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.archuletacounty.org/ Archuleta County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box 1507 <br>Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-1507; <br>Phone 970.264.5633<br>
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County Clerk has marriage and death records from 1886<br>and land records from 1885; Clerk District Court has divorce, <br>probate, court and adoption records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 97,  Archuleta County, Colorado. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== Quick Facts  ==
 
== Quick Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''14 April 1885:''' Archuleta County was created from [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]] County.; '''County seat: '''Pagosa Springs <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''Before 1861''' the extreme southeast tip of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
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:*'''9 January 1852''' it was created part of [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]] in [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] Territory.<ref name="Dollarhide">William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, ''Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52.  {{WorldCat|16509993|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|545087|item|disp=FHL Book 973 X2th}}.</ref> <ref>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nmahgp/cohis.htm Brief County Histories (New Mexico)] in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).</ref>
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:*'''28 February 1861''' it was transferred to [[Colorado]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).</ref> <ref name="Animap">Adrian B. Ettlinger, ''AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database'' (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. {{WorldCat|263846425|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1474888|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 4903}}.</ref> (1 Nov 1861 [[Guadalupe County, Colorado|Guadalupe County]]).<ref>''Handybook'', 97, Conejos County, Colorado, and 99, Guadalupe County, Colorado.</ref>
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:*'''7 November 1861''' the name was changed from [[Guadalupe County, Colorado|Guadalupe County]] to [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos County]].<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Guadalupe County, Colorado Territory" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalupe_County,_Colorado_Territory (accessed 23 June 2012).</ref>
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::Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]].
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*'''14 April 1885:''' Archuleta County was created from [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]] County.; '''County seat: '''Pagosa Springs.<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
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Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library Document<br>Upper San Juan Library District<br>811 San Juan Street<br>Pagosa Springs, CO 81147<br>Telephone: (970) 264-2209<br>Website [http://pagosa.colibraries.org/ pagosa.colibraries.org/]<br>
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[http://pagosa.colibraries.org/ &nbsp;Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library] Document<br>Upper San Juan Library District<br>811 San Juan Street<br>Pagosa Springs, CO 81147<br>Telephone: (970) 264-2209<br>[http://www.pagosamuseum.org/acgs.htm Archuleta County Genealogical Society]<br>P.O. Box 1611<br>Pagosa Springs, Co 81147<br>[http://www.pagosamuseum.org/ San Juan Historical Society]<br>P. O. Box 1711<br>Pagosa Springs, CO 81147<br><br>  
  
Archuleta County Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 1611<br>Pagosa Springs, Co 81147<br>Website http://www.pagosamuseum.org/acgs.htm <br>
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==== &nbsp;Family History Centers<br> ====
  
San Juan Historical Society<br>P. O. Box 1711<br>Pagosa Springs, CO 81147<br>Website http://www.pagosamuseum.org/<br>
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*[[Pagosa Springs Colorado Branch Family History Center]]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Centers<br>1879 Majestic Dr<br>Pagosa Springs, Archuleta, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-731-2623<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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Revision as of 15:07, 23 June 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png Archuleta County

Contents

County Courthouse

Archuleta County Courthouse
 PO Box 1507
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-1507;
Phone 970.264.5633

County Clerk has marriage and death records from 1886
and land records from 1885; Clerk District Court has divorce,
probate, court and adoption records.[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

  • Before 1861 the extreme southeast tip of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County.
  • 14 April 1885: Archuleta County was created from Conejos County.; County seat: Pagosa Springs.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Property

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

 Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library Document
Upper San Juan Library District
811 San Juan Street
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Telephone: (970) 264-2209
Archuleta County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1611
Pagosa Springs, Co 81147
San Juan Historical Society
P. O. Box 1711
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

 Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 97, Archuleta 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, 97, Conejos County, Colorado, and 99, Guadalupe County, Colorado.
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Guadalupe County, Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalupe_County,_Colorado_Territory (accessed 23 June 2012).