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County Courthouse

Lake County Courthouse
505 Harrison Ave
Leadville, CO 80461-0917
Phone. 719.486.1410 

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 Genealogy 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).

 

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