Costilla County, Colorado Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Costilla County'''  
  
Guide to '''Costilla County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Costilla County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
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==== County Seat  ====
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San Luis <ref name="HBG" />
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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::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]].
  
*'''1 November 1861:''' Costilla County was created as an original county. '''County seat:''' San Luis.<ref name="HBG" />
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*'''1 November 1861:''' Costilla County was created as an original county.  
 
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*[[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas]]  
 
*[[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas]]  
 
*[[Taos County, New Mexico|Taos County, New Mexico]]
 
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/poorrecords/costilla.html The Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Costilla County Poor Records, 1890-1932 on-line.&nbsp; Read more about[[Costilla_County,_Colorado]]Poor Record Index 1890-1932. ]  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/poorrecords/costilla.html The Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Costilla County Poor Records, 1890-1932 on-line.&nbsp; Read more about[[Costilla_County,_Colorado]]Poor Record Index 1890-1932. ]  
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Costilla County Public Library<br>PO Box 351<br>418 Gasper Street<br>San Luis, CO 81152<br>Phone: (719) 672-3309<br>[http://www.costillacounty-co.gov/library.html www.costillacounty-co.gov/library.html]<br>
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1251411738251_410" />]]'''
  
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Costilla County Public Library<br>PO Box 351<br>418 Gasper Street<br>San Luis, CO 81152<br>Phone: (719) 672-3309<br>[http://www.costillacounty-co.gov/library.html www.costillacounty-co.gov/library.html]<br>
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===== Death  =====
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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Revision as of 19:53, 17 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png Costilla County

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

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Costilla County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Costilla 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 San Luis
Courthouse
Address Costilla County Courthouse
354 Main St PO Box 100
San Luis, CO 81152-0100
Phone: 719.672.3372
Costilla County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1853;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[1]

Quick Facts

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

San Luis [1]

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.
  • 1 November 1861: Costilla County was created as an original county.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Barnum
  • Crestmoor (Denver)
  • Dale E.
  • Denver
  • Denver 1
  • Denver 2
  • Denver N.
  • East Dale

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Poor Records

The Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Costilla County Poor Records, 1890-1932 on-line.  Read more aboutCostilla_County,_ColoradoPoor Record Index 1890-1932. ]

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Costilla County Public Library
PO Box 351
418 Gasper Street
San Luis, CO 81152
Phone: (719) 672-3309
www.costillacounty-co.gov/library.html

Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 98, Costilla 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.