Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy
|Arapahoe County, Colorado|
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
|Founded||November 1, 1861|
|Address|| Araphaoe – Arapahoe County Courthouse|
5334 S Prince Street
Littleton, CO 80166-0001
Arapahoe County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Quick Facts
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies, Libraries and Museums
- 6 Websites
- 7 References
First formed in 1855 as Territorial County. See Kansas 1860 for census records)
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1902 burial records to 1941; County Court has divorce, probate and court records
1855--Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Kansas Territory.
1 November 1861: Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Colorado Territory.
County seat: Littleton 
Places / Localities
- Evergreen Cemetery, Deer Trail, Arapahoe county, Colorado - transcription at town web site.
- Littleton Cemetery, Littleton BillionGraves
For tips on accessing Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.
The Colorado Genealogical Society's 1885 Colorado State Census - Arapahoe County PDF File with every name indexed
Church History and Records
LDS Ward and Branch Records
Arapahoe County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Arapahoe County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:
- Name of Applicant
- Date and Amount of pension payment
- Any adjustments to the pension
- Person's age
- Town nearest to where they lived
- Other Actions done by the County
Biographies of Prominent Families of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.
Early History of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.
Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Poor Hospital Records for 1895-1899 on-line.
Colorado State Archives web site has Arapahoe county Probate cases 1902-1937.
Societies, Libraries and Museums
Aurora Public Library
14949 E Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012
Englewood Public Library
1000 Englewood Parkway
Englewood, CO 80110
Littleton/Bemis Public Library
6014 S. Datura St.
Littleton, CO 80120
Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 2074
Centennial, CO 80161-2074
Sheridan Historical Society
4101 S. Federal Blvd.
Sheridan, CO 80110-5399
Aurora Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 31732
Aurora, CO 80041-0732
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Aurora Colorado Family History Center
- Littleton Colorado Family History Center
- Arapahoe County COGenWeb]
- Family History Library Catalog
- Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)