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County Courthouse 

La Plata County Courthouse
1060 E 2nd Ave
Durango, CO 81301-5157
Phone: 970.382.6219

County Clerk has marriage records from 1878 and land records from 1876;
Clerk District Court has divorce and probate records; County Court has court
records; San Juan Basin Health Department has birth, death and burial records[1]

History

 Parent County

1874--La Plata County was created 10 February 1874 from Conejos and Lake Counties

  •  County seat: Durango [2] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss 

Populated Places

Cities and Towns (* incorporated)

Allison

Bayfield *
• Bondad
• Breen
• Carbon
• Junction
Cascade
• Columbus
Durango* (county seat)
• Falfa
• Florida
• Gem-Village
• Grandview
Hermosa [2]
Hesperus
Ignacio* [2]
Kline
• La Boca
• La Plata
• La Posta
• Loma Linda
Marvel
• Mayday
• Oxford
• Pinon Acres
Redmesa
• Rockwood
• Tacoma
• Tiffany
• Trimble
• Vallecito

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing La Plata County, Colorado census records online, see: Colorado Census.

Church

 LDS Ward and Branch Records *

  • Allison
  • Durango
  • Kline
  • Pine River
  • Redmesa

Court

An Index of the WPA Employment Case Files between 1935 and 1942  was compiled from the official record of the Colorado Department of Public Welfare, La Plata County Office. The information containedFeedback in the record generally shows: *Name of the applicant  *Date of the filing *Case number *Name(s) and location of next of kin *Date applicant accepted for employment *Military service dates *General work experience record and qualifications.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search 

Societies and Libraries 

Pine River Public Library District/Bayfield
395 Center Drive
Bayfield, CO 81122
Phone: (970) 884-2222
Website http://www.lmpl.org/


Durango Public Library
1188 E Second Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: (970) 375-3380
Website www.durangopubliclibrary.org/


Ignacio Library District
470 Goddard Ave
Ignacio, CO 81137
Phone: (970) 563-9287
Website ignaciolibrary.com/

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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


     

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