Mesa County, Colorado

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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Mesa_County,_Colorado|Mesa County]]''<br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Mesa County
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1883
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| founded date = February 14
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| seat = Grand Junction
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| building address = Mesa County Courthouse<br>2424 Hwy 6 &amp; 50<br>PO Box 20,000-5010<br>Grand Junction, CO 81502<br>Phone: 970.244.1607<br>[http://www.mesacounty.us/ '''Mesa County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage and land records from 1883; <br>County Health Department has birth, death and burial records; <br>1885 census taken<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mesa County, Colorado. Page 100 {{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 1883 from Gunnison County.
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*'''1883--'''Mesa County was created 14 February 1883 from [[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]] County. '''County seat:''' Grand Junction <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Delta County, Colorado|Delta]]
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*[[Garfield County, Colorado|Garfield]]
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*[[Grand County, Utah|Grand County, Utah]]
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*[[Montrose County, Colorado|Montrose]]
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*[[Pitkin County, Colorado|Pitkin]]
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*[[San Juan County, Utah|San Juan County, Utah]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10454 Memorial Gardens of the Valley, Grand Junction] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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LDS Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
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*Fruita
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*Grand Junction
  
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1mesa_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Mesa County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1920-1934 on-line.
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1mesa_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Mesa County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1920-1934 on-line.  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Mesa County Public Library District<br>530 Grand Ave<br>Grand Junction, CO 81502<br>Telehone: 970-243-4783<br>Website [http://www.mcpld.org/ www.mcpld.org/]
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Mesa County Genealogical Society<br>P. O. Box 1506<br>Grand Junction, Colorado 81502-1506<br>Telephone 970-242-0971<br>Website http://www.mesadwellers.org
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Grand Junction Colorado Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205408&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Mesa&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] for this county.
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Mesa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Mesa/ Mesa County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 01:20, 22 February 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngMesa County

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Online Records


Mesa County, Colorado
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1883
County Seat Grand Junction
Courthouse
Address Mesa County Courthouse
2424 Hwy 6 & 50
PO Box 20,000-5010
Grand Junction, CO 81502
Phone: 970.244.1607
Mesa County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1883;
County Health Department has birth, death and burial records;
1885 census taken[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1883--Mesa County was created 14 February 1883 from Gunnison County. County seat: Grand Junction [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fruita
  • Grand Junction

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Colorado State Archives has put the Mesa County Probate Index for the years 1883-1900, on-line.

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Mesa County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1920-1934 on-line.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Mesa County Public Library District
530 Grand Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81502
Telehone: 970-243-4783
Website www.mcpld.org/

Mesa County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 1506
Grand Junction, Colorado 81502-1506
Telephone 970-242-0971
Website http://www.mesadwellers.org

Family History Centers



Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mesa County, Colorado. Page 100 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).