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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
=== Quick Facts ===
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Prowers-County-Colorado-Courts.htm Prowers County Courthouse]<br>300 S Main Street <br>Lamar, CO 81052-2857<br>Phone. 719.336.4337&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, land and some death&nbsp;records 1889;<br>District Court has divoce and court&nbsp;recors.&nbsp; County Court has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prowers 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''11 April 1889:''' Prowers County was created from [[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]] County. '''County seat:''' Lamar <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
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'''11 April 1889:''' Prowers County was created from [[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]] County. '''County seat:''' Lamar <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
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*Holly Public Library<br>302 South Main Street<br>Holly, CO 81047<br>Telehone 719-537-6520
 
*Holly Public Library<br>302 South Main Street<br>Holly, CO 81047<br>Telehone 719-537-6520
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
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*Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado {{FHL|297006|item}}
 
*Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado {{FHL|297006|item}}
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=== Census  ===
 
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{{Census|Colorado}}
===Directories===
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*Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories {{FHL|1128068|item}}
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=== Church History and Records ===
*Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory : including Prowers County residents and ranchers {{FHL|205307|item}}
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=== Court Records ===
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*Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories {{FHL|1128068|item}}  
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*Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory&nbsp;: including Prowers County residents and ranchers {{FHL|205307|item}}
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*Prowers County history {{FHL|710483|item}}
 
*Prowers County history {{FHL|710483|item}}
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*The homestead years: Prowers County, Colorado {{FHL|963841|item}}
 
*The homestead years: Prowers County, Colorado {{FHL|963841|item}}
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*Prowers County, Colorado land ownership map, 1889 {{FHL|1137715|item}}
 
*Prowers County, Colorado land ownership map, 1889 {{FHL|1137715|item}}
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[[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Land and Property
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
*[http://bigtimbersmuseum.com/ Big Timbers Museum]
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Prowers County Historical Society<br>7515 U.S. Hwy 50<br>P. O. Box 929<br>Lamar, CO 81052<br>Telephone 719-336-2472
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*[http://www.bigtimbersmuseum.org/ Big Timbers Museum]<br>Prowers County Historical Society<br>7515 U.S. Hwy 50<br>P. O. Box 929<br>Lamar, CO 81052<br>Telephone 719-336-2472
  
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.org/co/prowers.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.org/co/prowers.htm USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/co/prowers.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/co/prowers.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205454 Family History Library Catalog]
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Prowers County Courthouse
300 S Main Street
Lamar, CO 81052-2857
Phone. 719.336.4337 

County Clerk has marriage, land and some death records 1889;
District Court has divoce and court recors.  County Court has probate records.[1]

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Prowers County, Colorado

Parent County

11 April 1889: Prowers County was created from Bent County. County seat: Lamar [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

  • Holly Public Library
    302 South Main Street
    Holly, CO 81047
    Telehone 719-537-6520
  • Inventory of the county archives of Colorado, no. 50, Prowers County (Lamar) FHL Collection

Cemeteries

  • Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado FHL Collection

Census

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

Church History and Records

Directories

  • Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories FHL Collection
  • Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory : including Prowers County residents and ranchers FHL Collection

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Maps

Gotoarrow-kelly.png Land and Property

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate

School

Colorado State Archives Index to the Prowers County Amache School Teachers and Personnel for the period 1942-1945. This is an Index to the records of the teachers who were approved and hired at the Center.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

  • Big Timbers Museum
    Prowers County Historical Society
    7515 U.S. Hwy 50
    P. O. Box 929
    Lamar, CO 81052
    Telephone 719-336-2472

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prowers County, Colorado. Page 100 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)