Alamosa 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.

Alamosa Colorado Family History Center serves the San Luis Valley region of south-central Colorado.  On a clear day, you can look to the south and look into New Mexico.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

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  • 300 Richardson Avenue [3rd Richardson]  Alamosa CO 81101 United States
  • Entrance to the building is on the north side of the chapel.
  • Parking is available in the east parking lot and also on the street.
  • Front door is usually locked, but there is a bell on your left to ring for the staff to come.

Phone: 1 719-589-5511

  • Please call during scheduled hours. There is no answering system attached to this number.
  • See hours below when staff will be available to assist you.


FHC Director: Carl Hatch  1 719-852-8800    1 970-396-2446

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday-  10:00 am to 1:00 pm    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • By appointment also.

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed Monday and  Friday
  • Closed July
  • Closed for Thanksgiving
  • Closed for Christmas

 Classes are held twice a month.  


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • A Binder on the Old & New Manassa cemeteries
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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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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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