Baca County, Colorado Genealogy
Guide to Baca County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Baca County, Colorado|
Location in the state of Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
|Founded||January 9, 1852|
|Address|| Baca County Courthouse|
741 Main Street
Springfield, CO 81073-1548
Baca County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Quick Facts
- 2.1 Historical Facts
- 2.2 Resources
- 2.2.1 Bible Records
- 2.2.2 Biography
- 2.2.3 Business Records and Commerce
- 2.2.4 Cemeteries
- 2.2.5 Census
- 2.2.6 Church Records
- 2.2.7 Court Records
- 2.2.8 Directories
- 2.2.9 Emigration and Immigration
- 2.2.10 Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
- 2.2.11 Gazetteers
- 2.2.12 Genealogy
- 2.2.13 History
- 2.2.14 Land and Property
- 2.2.15 Maps
- 2.2.16 Military
- 2.2.17 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.2.18 Newspapers
- 2.2.19 Obituaries
- 2.2.20 Periodicals
- 2.2.21 Probate
- 2.2.22 Public Records
- 2.2.23 Repositories
- 2.2.24 Taxation
- 2.2.25 Vital Records
- 2.3 Places
- 3 Websites
- 4 References
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1889. District Court has divorce, probate and court
records from 1910
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
- Before 1861 the extreme western edge of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
- 9 January 1852 it was created part of Taos County in New Mexico Territory. 
- 1 February 1860 it became part of Mora County.
- 28 February 1861 it was transferred to Colorado  (1 Nov 1861 Huerfano County).
- Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County.
- 16 April 1889 Baca County was created from Las Animas County.
- Cimarron County, Oklahoma
- Las Animas
- Morton County, Kansas
- Stanton County, Kansas
- Texas County, Oklahoma
- Union County, New Mexico
Business Records and Commerce
For tips on accessing Baca County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Land and Property
Naturalization and Citizenship
Family History Centers
Baca County Public Library
1260 Main Street
Springfield, CO 81073
Phone: (719) 523-6962
Baca County Historical Society
901 Santa Fe Dr.
Springfield, CO 81073
- Baca County COGenWeb
- Family History Library Catalog
- Baca County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 97, Baca County, Colorado. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 X2th.
- Brief County Histories (New Mexico) in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).
- Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).
- Adrian B. Ettlinger, AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL CD-ROM no. 4903.
- Handybook, 99, Huerfano County, Colorado.