Park County, Colorado

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Courtesy of The Park County Historic Preservation Advisory Committee and the Park County Local History Archives:  
 
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The Colorado State Archives has put the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1park.html Park County Will Records Index (1892-1925)] on-line.
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Foothills Genealogical Society of Colorado, Inc.<br>P.O. Box 150382<br>Lakewood, CO 80215-0382<br>Telephone: 303-935-9192<br>http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cofgs/index.html  
 
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The Colorado State Archives has put a name only index to the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/divorce/1park.htm Park County Divorce Records] for the period 7/30/1957 to 6/3/1974 on-line.
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Guide to Park County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Park County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Park County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Fairplay
Courthouse
Address Park County Courthouse
501 Main Street
Fairplay, CO 80440
Phone: 719.836.2771
Park County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records 1893 and land records;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

Fairplay [2]

Parent County

Copark.jpg
1861--Park County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Courtesy of the Local Historical Archives of Park County, Colorado:

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Local histories are available for Park County, Colorado. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Colorado Local Histories.

Courtesy of The Park County Historic Preservation Advisory Committee and the Park County Local History Archives:

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Colorado Land and Property for additional information about early Colorado land grants.

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where current records are also housed.

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Park County, Colorado newspapers in online catalogs like:

Courtesy of Park County Historical Archives:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Probate records have been kept by the county courts. Colorado probate records include bonds, affidavits, letters, claims, appraisals, fee accounts, minutes, judgments, dockets, calendars, case files, and wills. The Family History Library does not have copies of probate records from Colorado.

You may obtain copies of documents from the clerk's office in the county courthouse.

The Colorado State Archives has put the Park County Will Records Index (1892-1925) on-line.

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Park County Public Library
418 Main Street
Fairplay, CO 80440
Telephone: 719-836-4299
Website http://parkcounty.colibraries.org/

Museums
Societies

Foothills Genealogical Society of Colorado, Inc.
P.O. Box 150382
Lakewood, CO 80215-0382
Telephone: 303-935-9192
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cofgs/index.html

Taxation

Colorado tax records complement land records and can be used as supplements to censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records. To find tax records in the Family History Library Catalog, do a Place Search for the county.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Vital Records Section Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Colorado.

Colorado Vital Records Search

Birth
Marriage

Donated by Lucille Brown through the Local Historical Archives, Park County, Colorado

Death
Divorce

The Colorado State Archives has put a name only index to the Park County Divorce Records for the period 7/30/1957 to 6/3/1974 on-line.

Places

Web Sites

References

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