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County Courthouse

Denver County Courthouse
1437 Bannock Street Ste 200;
Denver, CO 80202;
Phone: 303.630.3012 

 Has annexed terr from Arapahoe, Adams and
Jefferson Counties on several occasions
County   Clk has marriage records from 1902
and land records from 1859; Clerk District Court
has divorce records from 1967, probate and court
records from 1858[1]




Parent County

  • 1901--Denver County was created 18 March 1901 from Arapahoe County. County seat: Denver [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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



Denver County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Denver County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Date and Amount of pension payment
  • Any adjustments to the pension
  • Person's age
  • Town nearest to where they lived
  • Other Actions done by the County

Directories ($) has Denver City Directories 1862, 1866, and 1871-1923 (only 2 yrs. missing) available online. Fold3 is free at some libraries.


Local Histories



Colorado State Archives has put the Denver War Risk Insurance Applicants Index for the years 1916-1919 on-line.




Colorado State Archives has put the Denver County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1909-1912 on-line.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Denver Public Library
10 W 14th Avenue
Parkway Denver, CO 80204
Telephone: 720-865-1111

Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado
PO Box 746255
Arvada, CO 80006

WISE Family History Society (Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England)
P.O. Box 40658
Denver, CO 80204-0658

Genealogical Society Of Hispanic America
P.O. Box 3040
Denver 81005-3040

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Denver 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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