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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Bent County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]] &gt; Bent County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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== Quick Facts ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1870--'''Bent County was created 11 February 1870 from [[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]] and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was Abolished 1874. '''County seat:''' Las Animas <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''11 February 1870: '''Bent County was created from [[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]] and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was Abolished 1874. '''County seat:''' Las Animas <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Baca_County,_Colorado|Baca]]
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*[[Baca County, Colorado|Baca]]  
*[[Kiowa_County,_Colorado|Kiowa]]
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*[[Kiowa County, Colorado|Kiowa]]  
*[[Las_Animas_County,_Colorado|Las Animas]]
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*[[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas]]  
*[[Otero_County,_Colorado|Otero]]
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*[[Otero County, Colorado|Otero]]  
*[[Prowers_County,_Colorado|Prowers]]
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*[[Prowers County, Colorado|Prowers]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church History and Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Divorce  ====
 
==== Divorce  ====
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The Colorado State Archives has put a name only Index to the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/divorce/1bent.htm Bent County Divorce Records] for the period 1907 to 1919 on-line.  
 
The Colorado State Archives has put a name only Index to the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/divorce/1bent.htm Bent County Divorce Records] for the period 1907 to 1919 on-line.  
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== History ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''[[Colorado_Vital_Records_Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
Las Animas-Bent County Library District<br>306 5th Street<br>Las Animas, CO 81054<br>Phone: (719) 456-0111<br>
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Las Animas-Bent County Library District<br>306 5th Street<br>Las Animas, CO 81054<br>Phone: (719) 456-0111<br>  
  
Bent County Historical Society<br>
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Bent County Historical Society<br> 305 St. Vrain Avenue<br> Las Animas, CO 81054<br> Telephone: (719) 456-2005<br>  
305 St. Vrain Avenue<br>
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Las Animas, CO 81054<br>
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Telephone: (719) 456-2005<br>
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205252&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Bent&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://cogenweb.com/bent/ Bent County COGenWeb]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205252 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Bent_County,_Colorado]]
 
[[Category:Bent_County,_Colorado]]

Revision as of 06:01, 20 June 2010

United States > Colorado > Bent County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

  • 11 February 1870: Bent County was created from Pueblo and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was Abolished 1874. County seat: Las Animas [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church History and Records

Court Records

Divorce

The Colorado State Archives has put a name only Index to the Bent County Divorce Records for the period 1907 to 1919 on-line.

Land and Property

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Las Animas-Bent County Library District
306 5th Street
Las Animas, CO 81054
Phone: (719) 456-0111

Bent County Historical Society
305 St. Vrain Avenue
Las Animas, CO 81054
Telephone: (719) 456-2005

Web Sites

References

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