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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Baca_County,_Colorado|Baca County]]'' <br>
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Guide to '''Baca County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Baca County
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| county_map = Colorado Baca County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1852
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| founded date = January 9
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| seat = Springfield
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| building address = Baca County Courthouse<br>741 Main Street<br>Springfield, CO 81073-1548<br>Phone 719.523.4372 <br>[http://www.springfieldcolorado.com/bacacountygov.html '''Baca County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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County Clerk has marriage and&nbsp;land records from 1889:<br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court<br>records&nbsp;from 1910<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 97, Baca County, Colorado. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== Quick Facts  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''16 April 1889:'''Baca County was created from [[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas ]]County. '''County seat:''' Springfield <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 western edge 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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:*'''1 February 1860''' it became part of [[Mora County, Colorado|Mora County]].<ref name="Dollarhide" />
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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 [[Huerfano County, Colorado|Huerfano County]]).<ref>''Handybook'', 99, Huerfano County, Colorado.</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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*'''16 April 1889 ''' Baca County was created from [[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas ]]County. '''County seat:''' Springfield <ref name="HBG" />
  
 
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Baca County Historical Society<br>901 Santa Fe Dr.<br>Springfield, CO 81073<br>  
 
Baca County Historical Society<br>901 Santa Fe Dr.<br>Springfield, CO 81073<br>  
  
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Revision as of 22:53, 16 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png Baca County

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

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Online Records


Baca County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Baca 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 Springfield
Courthouse
Address Baca County Courthouse
741 Main Street
Springfield, CO 81073-1548
Phone 719.523.4372
Baca County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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 [1]

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. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 97, Baca County, Colorado. At 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. 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, 99, Huerfano County, Colorado.