Bent County, Colorado Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1870--Bent County was created 11 February 1870 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

Prowers, Kiowa, Otero, Las Animas and Baca

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

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

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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