Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy

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County Courthouse


Parent County

1855--Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Kansas Territory.
1861--Arapahoe County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county in Colorado Territory.
County seat: Littleton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Evergreen Cemetery, Deer Trail, Arapahoe county, Colorado - transcription at town web site.



LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Englewood


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


Local Histories

Biographies of Prominent Families of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.

Early History of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.




Poor Records

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.


Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Seach

Voting Registers

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Voter Registrations for 1893-1905 on-line. 

Societies and Libraries

Arapahoe Library District
12855 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
Phone: (303) 798-2444

Aurora Public Library
14949 E Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012
Phone: (303) 739-6640

Englewood Public Library
1000 Englewood Parkway
Englewood, CO 80110
Phone: (303) 762-2572

Littleton/Bemis Public Library
6014 S. Datura St.
Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: (303) 795-3961

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).