Prowers County, Colorado Genealogy

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Guide to '''Prowers County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Guide to Prowers County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records

Prowers County, Colorado
Map of Colorado highlighting Prowers County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Founded April 11, 1889
County Seat Lamar
Address Prowers County Courthouse
300 S Main Street
Lamar, CO 81052-2857
Phone: 719.336.4337
Prowers County Website


County Courthouse

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 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


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


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


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

Church History and Records


  • 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


Land and Property



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Military History and Records




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.


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


  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)