Baca County, Colorado

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*'''Before 1861''' the extreme western edge of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
 
*'''Before 1861''' the extreme western edge of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
  
:*'''9 January 1852''' it was created part of [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]] in New Mexico Territory.  
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:*'''9 January 1852''' it was created part of [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]] in 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>NM county formation date site</ref>
:*'''1 February 1860''' it became part of [[Mora County, Colorado|Mora County]].  
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:*'''1 February 1860''' it became part of [[Mora County, Colorado|Mora County]].<ref name="Dollarhide" />
:*'''28 February 1861''' it was transferred to [[Colorado]] (no organized county).  
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:*'''28 February 1861''' it was transferred to [[Colorado]] (no organized county).<ref>Colorado Territory Wikipedia</ref> <ref name="Animap">Animap</ref>
:*'''1866''' it was created part of [[Las Animas County, Colorado]] Territory.  
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:*'''1866''' it was created part of [[Las Animas County, Colorado]] Territory.<ref name="Animap" />
 
::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]].
  

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United States > Colorado > Baca County

Contents

County Courthouse

Baca County Courthouse
741 Main Street
Springfield, CO 81073-1548
Phone 719.523.4372

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1889:
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court
records from 1910[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

  • Before 1861 the extreme western edge of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County.
  • 16 April 1889 Baca County was created from Las Animas County. County seat: Springfield [6]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Baca 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

Baca County Public Library
1260 Main Street
Springfield, CO 81073
Phone: (719) 523-6962

Baca County Historical Society
901 Santa Fe Dr.
Springfield, CO 81073

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Baca County, Colorado. Page 97At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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. NM county formation date site
  4. Colorado Territory Wikipedia
  5. 5.0 5.1 Animap
  6. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).