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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Costilla County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Quick Facts  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/County/Index.cfm?County_ID=34 Costilla County Courthouse;]<br>354 Main St; PO Box 100;<br>San Luis, CO 81152-0100<br>Phone: 719.672.3372<br>
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1853;<br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 98, Costilla County, Colorado. {{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  ====
  
'''1 November 1861:''' Costilla County was created as an original county. '''County seat:''' San Luis <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Before 1861''' 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 [[Costilla_County,_Colorado|Costilla County]]).<ref name="HBG" />
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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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*'''1 November 1861:''' Costilla County was created as an original county. '''County seat:''' San Luis.<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
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*[[Taos County, New Mexico|Taos County, New Mexico]]
 
*[[Taos County, New Mexico|Taos County, New Mexico]]
  
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*East Dale
 
*East Dale
  
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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; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado%2C_Costilla_County%2C_Poor_Record_Index%2C_1890-1932 Read more]  
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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. ]  
  
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1251411738251_410" />]]'''  
 
'''[[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>  
 
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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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*[http://cogenweb.com/costilla/ Costilla County COGenWeb]  
 
*[http://cogenweb.com/costilla/ Costilla County COGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Costilla/ Costilla County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1282869274875_893" />] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Costilla/ Costilla County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1282869274875_893" />] (Linkpendium)
  
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{{reflist}} {{Colorado|Colorado}}
  
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Revision as of 20:15, 29 November 2012

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Costilla County Courthouse;
354 Main St; PO Box 100;
San Luis, CO 81152-0100
Phone: 719.672.3372

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

Quick Facts

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. County seat: San Luis.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Costilla County, Colorado 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

Land and Property

History

Maps

Military Records

Newspapers

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 Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Repositories

Societies and 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

Family History Centers

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.