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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 Territory. Check for possible pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County, Colorado.
  • 1 November 1861: Costilla County was created as an original county. County seat: San Luis [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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


LDS Ward and Branch Records

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







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. ]



Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Costilla County Public Library
PO Box 351
418 Gasper Street
San Luis, CO 81152
Phone: (719) 672-3309

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Costilla County, Colorado. Page 98 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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