Archuleta County, Colorado Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Archuleta County Courthouse
 PO Box 1507
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-1507;
Phone 970.264.5633

County Clerk has marriage and death records from 1886
and land records from 1885; Clerk District Court has divorce,
probate, court and adoption records[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

  • Before 1861 the extreme southeastern part of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico Territory. Check for possible pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County, Colorado.
  • 14 April 1885: Archuleta County was created from Conejos County.; County seat: Pagosa Springs [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Archuleta County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.

Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Property







Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

 Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library Document
Upper San Juan Library District
811 San Juan Street
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Telephone: (970) 264-2209
Archuleta County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1611
Pagosa Springs, Co 81147
San Juan Historical Society
P. O. Box 1711
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

 Family History Centers



  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Archuleta County, Colorado. Page 97At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).