Las Animas County, Colorado Genealogy

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United States  > Colorado > Las Animas County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Name

Las Animas takes its name from the Spanish name for the Purgatoire River that runs through the county. Originally the river was called "El Rio de las Animas Perdidas en Purgatorio", which means "River of the Lost Souls in Purgatory".

Parent County

  • 1866--Las Animas was created 9 February 1866 from Huerfano County. County seat: Trinidad [1]

Boundary Changes

Las Animas is the largest of the 64 counties in Colorado.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Villages

Abeyta, Aguilar, Andrix, Barela, Beshoar, Boncarbo, Branson, Cokedale, Cordova Plaza, Delhi, Earl, El Moro, Engleville, Gulnare, Hoehne, Houghton, Jansen, Kim, Ludlow, Lynn, Medina Plaza, Model, Monument Park, Parras Plaza, Patterson Crossing, Reilly Canyon, Rugby, San Miguel, Segundo, Simpson, Sopris, Starkville, Stonewall, Stonewall Gap, Tercio, Thatcher, Tijeras, Tobe, Torres, Trinchera, Trinidad, Tyrone, Valdez, Valleroso, Velasquez Plaza, Vigil, Villegreen, Walts Corner, Weston, Zamara

Ghost Towns

Berwind, Del Agua, Morley, Primero, Tabaco

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Search by Cemetery Name

Albertson Cemetery, Andrix Cemetery, Barela Cemetery, Bloom Cemetery, Branson Community Cemetery, Burro Canyon Cemetery, Carpios Cemetery, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cejita Cemetery, Chicosa Cemetery, Cordova Cemetery, Crespin Cemetery,


Search be Cemetery Location

Abeyta, Aguilar, Andrix, Barela, Beshoar, Boncarbo, Branson, Burro Canyon, Cokedale, Cordova Plaza, Delhi, Earl, El Moro, Engleville, Gulnare, Hoehne, Houghton, Jansen, Kim, Ludlow, Lynn, Medina Plaza, Model, Monument Park, Parras Plaza, Patterson Crossing, Reilly Canyon, Rugby, San Luis, San Miguel, Segundo, Simpson, Sopris, Starkville, Stonewall, Stonewall Gap, Tercio, Thatcher, Tijeras, Tobe, Torres, Trinchera, Trinidad, Tyrone, Valdez, Vallorso, Velasquez Plaza, Vigil, Villegreen, Walts CornerWeston, Whiskey Canyon, Zamara

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Trinidad/Carnegie Public Library
202 N Animas Street Trinidad, CO 81082
Telephone: 719-846-6841
Website  http://www.carnegiepubliclibrary.org/

Aguilar Public Library
146 W. Main Street
Aguilar, CO 81020
Telephone: 719-941-4426

Web Sites

References

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