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County Courthouse

Mineral County Courthouse;
1201 N Main St; PO Box 70;
Creede, CO 81130;
Phone: 719.658.2440

County Clerk has marriage records from 1893 and
military records from 1945; District Court has divorce,
probate court and naturalization records;
County Assessor has land records[1]


Parent County

  • Before 1861 the northeastern part of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico Territory. Check for possible pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County, Colorado.
  • 1893 Mineral County was created 27 March 1893 from Hinsdale County. County seat: Creede [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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



Mineral County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Mineral County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Date and Amount of pension payment
  • Any adjustments to the pension
  • Person's age
  • Town nearest to where they lived
  • Other Actions done by the County


Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Mineral County School/Regional Public Library
380 La Garita Ave
Creede, CO 81130

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mineral 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).


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