Colorado, United States Genealogy
United States Colorado
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Guide to Colorado ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
Colorado became the thirty-eighth state admitted to the Union in August 1, 1876. Colorado was created from Colorado Territory and is located in the western region of the United States. The capital is Denver and there are 64 counties
Getting Started with Colorado Research
Links to articles on getting started with Colorado research.
Colorado Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Colorado research.
Colorado Clickable Map
Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
Extinct or Renamed Counties: Arapahoe (KS) | Broderick (KS) | Carbonate | El Paso (KS) | Fremont (KS) | Greenwood | Guadalupe | Montana (KS) | Mora (NM) | North Park | Oro (KS) | Peketon (KS) | Taos (NM) | Uncompahgre | Washington (KS old)
Colorado Migration Routes
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records - databases and record images on FamilySearch
- Family History Center locator map
- Cyndi's List - Colorado genealogy sites on the internet
- Colorado Genealogy Trails - collection of transcribed data for the state of Colorado
- Access Genealogy – Genealogy guide for Colorado
- Ancestorhunt.com - resources for Colorado genealogy research
- Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Colorado
- Colorado Research Outline – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
- Every Name Index
- Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado (accessed 15 March 2016).