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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lake County'''
  
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Guide to '''Lake County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lake County
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| county_map = Colorado Lake County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1861
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| founded date = November 1
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| seat = Leadville
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| building address = Lake County Courthouse<br>505 Harrison Ave<br>Leadville, CO 80461-0917<br>Phone. 719.486.1410<br>[http://Co.lake.co.us '''Lake County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Formerly Carbonate Co. Name changed to Lake 10 Feb 1879<br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1869, land records <br>from 1861 and&nbsp;some burial records 1885-1903 Clerk District<br>Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, Colorado. Page 99 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created in 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee.
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'''1861--'''Lake County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee. '''County seat:''' Leadville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Chaffee County, Colorado|Chaffee]]
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*[[Eagle County, Colorado|Eagle]]
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*[[Park County, Colorado|Park]]
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*[[Pitkin County, Colorado|Pitkin]]
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*[[Summit County, Colorado|Summit]]
  
 
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/census/lake6.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an index to the School Census for District No. 6 for the years 1880-1903 on-line.
  
 
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*[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/co/lake/webbbs_config.pl Lake County, Colorado Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Leadville and surrounding area.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites  ==
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Lake County Public Library<br>1115 Harrison Ave<br>Leadville, CO 80461<br>Telehone: 719-486-0569<br>Website [http://www.lakecountypubliclibrary.org/ www.lakecountypubliclibrary.org/]
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Lake|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Lake/ Lake County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Revision as of 23:07, 16 April 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png ColoradoGotoarrow.png Lake County

Guide to Lake County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Colorado
Online Records


Lake County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Lake County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Leadville
Courthouse
Address Lake County Courthouse
505 Harrison Ave
Leadville, CO 80461-0917
Phone. 719.486.1410
Lake County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Formerly Carbonate Co. Name changed to Lake 10 Feb 1879
County Clerk has marriage records from 1869, land records
from 1861 and some burial records 1885-1903 Clerk District
Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1861--Lake County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee. County seat: Leadville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Colorado State Archives has put an index to the School Census for District No. 6 for the years 1880-1903 on-line.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Lake County Public Library
1115 Harrison Ave
Leadville, CO 80461
Telehone: 719-486-0569
Website www.lakecountypubliclibrary.org/

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, Colorado. Page 99 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).