Douglas County, Colorado Genealogy

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[ Douglas County Courthouse;]<br>&nbsp;301 Wilcox St; <br>Castle Rock, CO 80104-2454; <br>Phone. 303.660.7446
County Clerk has marriage&nbsp;records from 1867 <br>and land records from 1864<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Douglas County, Colorado. Page 98 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Revision as of 20:20, 29 November 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse;
 301 Wilcox St;
Castle Rock, CO 80104-2454;
Phone. 303.660.7446

County Clerk has marriage records from 1867
and land records from 1864[1]


Parent County

1861--Douglas County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. County seat: Castle Rock [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Major Cemeteries

  • Bear Canon Cemetery
  • Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Fonder Cemetery
  • Franktown Cemetery
  • Glen Grove Cemetery
  • Parker Cemetery
  • Spring Valley Cemetery


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



Douglas County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Douglas 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


Local Histories

Douglas County History Research Center -





Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Douglas County Will Records for the years 1886 to 1961.


Colorado State Archives has put the Douglas County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1911-1944 on-line.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Douglas County Libraries
100 South Wilcox
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Phone: (303) 688-7603

Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society,

Parker Genalogical Society of Colorado&
PO Box 2672
Parker, CO 80134

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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