Mesa County, Colorado

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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.mesacounty.us/ Mesa County Courthouse;]<br>2424 Hwy 6 &amp; 50; PO Box 20,000-5010; <br>Grand Junction, CO 81502; <br>Phone: 970.244.1607  
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| county = Mesa County
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| founded year = 1883
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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'''] }}
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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>
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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>  
  
 
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10454 Memorial Gardens of the Valley, Grand Junction] BillionGraves
 
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Revision as of 01:20, 22 February 2013

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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).