El Paso County, Colorado

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'''1861--'''El Paso County was created&nbsp;1 November 1861 as an original county. In 1859 it was formed&nbsp;from old Arapahoe County in the territory of Kansas. El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861, and was one of Colorado's original 17 counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;It includes approximately 2130 square miles and has a mountainous western side changing to high plains in the east. &nbsp;The altitude ranges from mountain heights of 14,110 feet (4301 m) at the summit of Pikes Peak to 5,095 feet (1569 m) on the plains. '''County seat: '''Colorado Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1861--'''El Paso County was created&nbsp;1 November 1861 as an original county. In 1859 it was formed&nbsp;from old Arapahoe County in the territory of Kansas. El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861, and was one of Colorado's original 17 counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;It includes approximately 2130 square miles and has a mountainous western side changing to high plains in the east. &nbsp;The altitude ranges from mountain heights of 14,110 feet (4301 m) at the summit of Pikes Peak to 5,095 feet (1569 m) on the plains. '''County seat: '''Colorado Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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&nbsp;Calhan | [http://www.springsgov.com/ Colorado Springs] | [http://www.fountaincolorado.org/ Fountain] | Green Mountain Falls | [http://manitousprings-co.gov/ Manitou Springs] | [http://www.townofmonument.net/ Monument] | [http://www.ci.palmer-lake.co.us/ Palmer Lake] | Ramah
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&nbsp;Calhan | [http://www.springsgov.com/ Colorado Springs] | [http://www.fountaincolorado.org/ Fountain] | Green Mountain Falls | [http://manitousprings-co.gov/ Manitou Springs] | [http://www.townofmonument.net/ Monument] | [http://www.ci.palmer-lake.co.us/ Palmer Lake] | Ramah  
  
 
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205315&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+El+Paso&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]<br>
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205315&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+El+Paso&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]<br>
*The [http://www.elpasoco.com/ El Paso County] web site  
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*The [http://www.elpasoco.com/ El Paso County] web site
  
 
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United States  > Colorado > El Paso County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1861--El Paso County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. In 1859 it was formed from old Arapahoe County in the territory of Kansas. El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861, and was one of Colorado's original 17 counties.  It includes approximately 2130 square miles and has a mountainous western side changing to high plains in the east.  The altitude ranges from mountain heights of 14,110 feet (4301 m) at the summit of Pikes Peak to 5,095 feet (1569 m) on the plains. County seat: Colorado Springs [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

 Calhan | Colorado Springs | Fountain | Green Mountain Falls | Manitou Springs | Monument | Palmer Lake | Ramah

Neighboring Counties

Douglas | Elbert | Lincoln | Crowley | Pueblo | Fremont | Teller

Resources

Cemeteries

Colorado Springs City Cemetery Page - Includes a burial search (requires registration)


Evergreen Cemetery

1005 S. Hancock Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
Office Hours: 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. - Noon | Phone: (719) 578-6646 | Fax: (719) 578-6077

Fairview Cemetery

1000 S. 26th Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904
Office Hours: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday by appointment | Phone: (719) 578-6638
Gate hours for visitation: Summer (Mid April through Mid October) 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Winter (Mid October through Mid April) 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Court Records

Census

Church

Court

Divorce

The Colorado State Archives has put a name only Index to the El Paso County Divorce Records for the period 1903 to 1941 on-line.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).