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| county = Weld County
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1861
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| founded date = November 1
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| seat = Greeley
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| building address = Weld County Courthouse<br>1402 17th Street<br>Greeley, CO 80631-1123<br>Phone: 970.353.3840<br>[http://www.co.weld.co.us/ '''Weld County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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County Clerk has marriage and land records; <br>Clerk District Court&nbsp;has divorce, probate and court&nbsp;records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Weld County, Colorado. Page 101 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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Johnstown
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Centennial State Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution [http://www.coloradodar.org/chapters/centennialstate/cemeteries.html Cemetery Project]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cowcgs/cemeterylist.html Weld County Cemeteries] on Weld County Genealogical Society web page
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
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*List of [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cowcgs/newspapers.html Weld County Newspapers]
  
 
==== Poor Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Dacono Public Library<br>512 Cherry Street<br>Dacono, CO 80514<br>Telephone: 303-833-2317<br>
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[http://necoheritage.org Northeastern Colorado Heritage League]<br>PO Box 337241<br>Greeley, CO 80633<br>
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Dacono Public Library<br>512 Cherry Street<br>Dacono, CO 80514<br>Telephone: 303-833-2317<br>
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[http://www.youseemore.com/WindsorSeverance/default.asp Windsor-Severance Library District]<br>720 Third Street<br>Windsor, CO 80550<br>Telephone: 970-686-5603<br>
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[http://www.mylibrary.us/ High Plains&nbsp;Library District]<br>1939 61st Avenue<br>Greeley, CO 80634<br>Telephone: 970-506-8550<br>  
  
Windsor-Severance Library District<br>720 Third Street<br>Windsor, CO 80550<br>Telephone: 970-686-5603<br>Website http://www.youseemore.com/WindsorSeverance/default.asp<br>
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&nbsp;[[[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cowcgs%7CWeld County Genealogical Society]]<br>P.O. Box 278<br>Greeley, CO 80632<br>  
  
Weld Library District<br>1939 61st Avenue<br>Greeley, CO 80634<br>Telephone: 970-506-8550<br>Website http://www.mylibrary.us/<br>
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[http://jhs1.netfirms.com/ The Johnstown Historical Society]<br>701 Charlotte St.<br>Johnstown, Colorado 80534<br>Telephone 970-587-0278<br>  
  
Weld County Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 278<br>Greeley, CO 80632<br>http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cosedgwi/society.htm?cj=1&amp;o_xid=0001231185&amp;o_lid=0001231185
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[http://www.spvhs.org/index.html South Platte Valley Historical Society]<br>PO Box 633<br>Fort Lupton, CO 80621<br>  
  
The Johnstown Historical Society<br>701 Charlotte St.<br>Johnstown, Colorado 80534<br>Telephone 970-587-0278<br>Website http://jhs1.netfirms.com/
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
South Platte Valley Historical Society<br>PO Box 633<br>Fort Lupton, CO 80621<br>Website http://www.spvhs.org/index.html
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Greely Colorado Family History Center]]
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center<br>501 49th Ave<br>Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-356-1904<br>This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>Contact Center for open hours as they vary.
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205491&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Weld&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Weld/ Weld County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Weld/ Weld County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cowcgs/.htm Weld County Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cowcgs/contents.htm Weld County Master Index]
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Revision as of 04:52, 17 March 2013

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Online Records


Weld County, Colorado
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Greeley
Courthouse
Address Weld County Courthouse
1402 17th Street
Greeley, CO 80631-1123
Phone: 970.353.3840
Weld County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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

History

Parent County

1861--Weld County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. County seat: Greeley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Johnstown

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Greeley

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Poor Records

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Weld County Poor Records for 1902-1913 on-line.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Northeastern Colorado Heritage League
PO Box 337241
Greeley, CO 80633

Dacono Public Library
512 Cherry Street
Dacono, CO 80514
Telephone: 303-833-2317

Windsor-Severance Library District
720 Third Street
Windsor, CO 80550
Telephone: 970-686-5603

High Plains Library District
1939 61st Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Telephone: 970-506-8550

 [[County Genealogical Society]
P.O. Box 278
Greeley, CO 80632

The Johnstown Historical Society
701 Charlotte St.
Johnstown, Colorado 80534
Telephone 970-587-0278

South Platte Valley Historical Society
PO Box 633
Fort Lupton, CO 80621

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Weld County, Colorado. Page 101 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).