La Junta Colorado Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The La Junta Colorado Family History Center is a very
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popular site for local family history researchers. The library is available to serve members of the community free of charge. The Center is open to the public and all are encouraged to visit and let us help you find your family history!

Location and Map:

  • 2301 Raton Ave, LaJunta CO 81050  United States
  • Location Map

Center Contact Info:

  • Phone at FHC:   1-719-384-0427
  • E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Wed:  10:00am-2:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Thu:  12:00pm-4:00pm
  • Available by appointment:
Holiday Schedule:
Closed all major holidays:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events
Class Schedule
Staff Training Meetings


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Premium Online Websites at FHC:

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The library provides free use of several family history research websites that normally require a subscription fee for access. Visit the library

to see a listing of the available sites. Shown below are many popular ones.

  • The 19th Century British Library Newspapers digital archive
  • Access Newspaper Archives
  • Alexander Street Press, American Civil War
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • ArkivDigital is the largest private provider of Swedish Church Records
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3 (formerly
  • The Genealogist
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Legacy Stories
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

We have 4 Family History Library Consultants to assist you. These volunteers donate their time and many specialize in different areas of research.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties
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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

Please contact the Raton Family History Center at phone # or eMail listed above if you areinterested in assisting in this library.