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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Broomfield County, Colorado|Broomfield County]]''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado Genealogy|Colorado]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Broomfield County'''<br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Broomfield County, Colorado ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.broomfield.org/ Broomfield County Courthouse]<br>one Des Combes Drive<br>Broomfield, CO 80020<br>Phone: 303.438.6390&nbsp;<br><br>Colorado’s newest county<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Broomfield County, Colorado. Page 97{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
  
== Quick Facts  ==
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|organized= November 15,  2001
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|county seat= Broomfield
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|parent county= [[Adams County, Colorado Genealogy|Adams]], [[Boulder County, Colorado Genealogy|Boulder]], [[Jefferson County, Colorado Genealogy|Jefferson]], and [[Weld County, Colorado Genealogy|Weld ]]<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|county1= [[Adams County, Colorado Genealogy|Adams]]
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|county2= [[Boulder County, Colorado Genealogy|Boulder]]
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|county3= [[Jefferson County, Colorado Genealogy|Jefferson]]
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|county4= [[Weld County, Colorado Genealogy|Weld]]</br><center>[[Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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== County Information ==
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Description ===
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From its beginnings in the 1880s as a train station on the Denver, Utah and Pacific Railroad, the unorganized community of Broomfield was in Boulder County. The name "Broomfield" came from the fields of broomcorn that grew in the area. Broomfield was a small farming community until the Turnpike Land Company began development in 1955. The population grew from 125 in 1950 to over 6,000 in 1961. Starting in 1969, the city began annexing parts of three counties. In 1969, parts of Jefferson County were annexed; in 1971, parts of Adams County; and in 1988 parts of Weld County were annexed.
  
*'''15 November 2001--'''Broomfield County was created from [[Adams County, Colorado|Adams]], [[Boulder County, Colorado|Boulder]], [[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]], and [[Weld County, Colorado|Weld ]]Counties.
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{CO Courthouse Intro|Broomfield}}
  
'''County seat:''' Broomfield <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''Broomfield County Courthouse'''<br>City and County Building<br>One DesCombes Drive<br>Broomfield, CO 80020<br>Phone: 303.438.6390<br>[http://www.broomfield.org/ Broomfield County Website]<br><br>
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'''City and County Clerk'''<br>
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'''Central Records Office'''<br>
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Address same as above<br>
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Phone: 303.464.5819<br>Fx: 303.438.6252
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Colorado’s newest county<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Broomfield County, Colorado. Page 97{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> was formed November 15, 2001 from the city of Broomfield which was organized&nbsp;June 6, 1961.&nbsp;It is now a consolidated city and county.
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
  
==== Record Loss ====
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=== Broomfield County, Colorado Record Dates ===
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>2001 *<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>2001 *<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>2001 *<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>2001<br></center>
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| colspan="7" | <center>'''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Broomfield County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Broomfield County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Broomfield County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''</center>
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{CO Boundary Changes Intro|Broomfield}}
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*'''1969:''' parts of Jefferson County were annexed
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*'''1971:''' parts of Adams County.
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*'''1988:''' parts of Weld County were annexed
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*'''Parent County:''' Broomfield County was created from [[Adams County, Colorado Genealogy|Adams]], [[Boulder County, Colorado Genealogy|Boulder]], [[Jefferson County, Colorado Genealogy|Jefferson]], and [[Weld County, Colorado Genealogy|Weld ]] Counties on 15 November 2001.
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*'''County seat:''' Broomfield <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
*[[Adams County, Colorado|Adams]]
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*[[Boulder County, Colorado|Boulder]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Weld County, Colorado|Weld]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{CO Populated Places Intro|Broomfield}}
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The following are locations in Broomfield County, Colorado:
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{CO Historical Timeline Intro|Broomfield}}
  
*Evergreen Memorial Gardens  
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== Resources ==
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10533 Lakeview Cemetery] BillionGraves  
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{{CO Resources Intro|Broomfield}}
*[http://cogenweb.com/broomfield/lakeview_cemetery.htm Lakeview Cemetery: List of Burials to 1955]: Courtesy of Colorado GenWeb Sites  
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{CO Bible Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{CO Biographies Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{CO Business Records Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{CO Cemeteries Intro|Broomfield}}
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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:66%;  "
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Broomfield County, Colorado''' online and in print</center>
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=7&GScnty=4510&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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* [http://cogenweb.com/broomfield/lakeview_cemetery.htm COGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/broomfield.htm#cemeteries COGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/colorado/broomfield.html Tombstone Project]
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* [http://coloradogravestones.org/search.php Colorado Gravestones]
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* [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Broomfield%20County%2C%20Colorado%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves]
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* {{FHL|895589|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kw%3Acemetary+Broomfield+County%2C+Colorado&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=4510 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Colorado&county=Broomfield#_cemetery Billion Graves]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Colorado Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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*Evergreen Memorial Gardens
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10533 Lakeview Cemetery] BillionGraves
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*[http://cogenweb.com/broomfield/lakeview_cemetery.htm Lakeview Cemetery: List of Burials to 1955]: Courtesy of Colorado GenWeb Sites
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=61578&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=2&stateName= www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php]
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=61578&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=2&stateName= www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php]
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{CO Census Intro|Broomfield}}
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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*'''1860-1940''' Colorado Census Records from 1860 to 1940 at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=378&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Colorado%22%20%2Bsubject%3ACensus FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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=== Church Records ===
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{{CO Church Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Court Records ===
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{{CO Court Intro|Broomfield}}
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Numerous records are available at [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado Archives]. To use this link scroll down the page to where it asks for Record Type.  Click there and scroll down the list to the records you want and select.  The next field asks for county. Select the county you want and then click on Search. You can narrow the search by adding the additional information it asks for.
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=== Directories ===
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{{CO Directories Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{CO Emigration Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{CO Ethnic Groups Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{CO Funeral Homes Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{CO Genealogies Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{CO Guardianship Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{CO Land Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{CO Histories Intro|Broomfield}}
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{{CO History Intro}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{CO Maps Intro|Broomfield}}
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[[Image:Cobroomfield.jpg|300px|Cobroomfield.jpg]]
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=== Migration ===
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{{CO Migration Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{CO Military Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{CO Naturalization Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{CO Newspapers Intro|Broomfield}}
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Broomfield}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{CO Obituaries Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{CO Other Records Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{CO Periodicals Intro|Broomfield}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{CO Probate Intro|Broomfield}}
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'''Online Records
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*'''1875 – 1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8665 Colorado Wills and Probate Records 1875-1974] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
{{Census|Colorado}}  
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=== School Records ===
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{{CO Schools Intro|Broomfield}}
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{CO Tax Intro|Broomfield}}
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{CO Vital Intro|Broomfield}}
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Birth ====
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{{CO Vital Records - Birth Intro|Broomfield}}
  
'''Library'''
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Birth records may become public records when 100 years have elapsed after the date of birth. EXCEPTION: The birth record of any individual who is known to be currently alive will remain confidential even if they are 100 years of age or greater. <ref name="registrar">Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov</ref>
  
Broomfield/Eisenhower Public Library
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==== Marriage ====
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{{CO Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Broomfield}}
  
[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=244738 www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php]  
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*'''1853-2006''' {{RecordSearch|1932434|Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1859-1900''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4364 Colorado Marriages, 1859-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1864-1995''' {{RecordSearch|1942851|Colorado, County Marriages, 1864-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1900-1939''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60251 Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
==== History  ====
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==== Death ====
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{{CO Vital Records - Death Intro|Broomfield}}
  
The community was named after a field of broomcorn<br>[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genealogyInfo.php?locIndex=61578 www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genealogyInfo.php]
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Death records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. <ref name="registrar" />
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Divorce ====
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{{CO Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Broomfield}}
  
==== Military  ====
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{CO Research Facilities Intro|Broomfield}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Archives ===
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{{CO Archives Intro|Broomfield}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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{{CO Archives}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[[Denver Colorado North Family History Center]]
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*[[Boulder Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Arvada Colorado Family History Center]]
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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=== Libraries ===
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{{CO Libraries Intro|Broomfield}}
  
Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library<br>3 Community Park Road<br>Broomfield, CO 80020<br>Telephone: (720) 887-2300<br>Website [http://www.broomfield.org/library/ www.broomfield.org/library/]
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[http://www.broomfield.org/index.aspx?NID=276 Broomfield/Eisenhower Public Library]<br>3 Community Park Road<br>Broomfield, Colorado 80020
  
Broomfield Genealogy Society<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cobgs/?cj=1&amp;o_xid=0001231185&amp;o_lid=0001231185<br>Questions regarding the society may be directed by e-mail to the officers listed on the website
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=== Museums ===
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{{CO Museums Intro|Broomfield}}
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'''Broomfield Depot Museum'''<br>2201 W. 10th Ave.<br>3 Community Park Road<br>Broomfield, CO 80020<br>Telephone: 303-460-6824<br>E-mail:[mailto:jainlay-conley@broomfield.org jainlay-conley@broomfield.org]<br>[http://www.ci.broomfield.co.us/Index.aspx?NID=120 Website]
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== Societies ==
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{{CO Societies Intro|Broomfield}}
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'''Anthem Ranch Genealogical Society'''<br> 16151 Lowell Blvd.<br> Broomfield, CO 80023
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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'''Lafayette And Louisville Genealogy Society'''<br> 10689 Union Way<br>Broomfield, CO 80021<br>E-mail:[mailto:BGS President BGS President]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cobgs/?cj=1&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185 Website]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Websites ==
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{{CO Websites Intro|Broomfield}}
  
== Websites  ==
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*[http://cogenweb.com/broomfield/ Broomfield City and County COGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Broomfield/ Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|895588|Colorado|Broomfield}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
  
*[http://cogenweb.com/broomfield/ Broomfield City and County COGenWeb]]
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== Research Guides ==
*[http://www.ccionline.org/counties/broomfield.html www.ccionline.org/counties/broomfield.html]
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{{CO Research Guides Intro|Broomfield}}
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=61578 www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php]
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Broomfield/ Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*Family History Library Catalog has no entries for this county as it was created in 2001. For records prior to 2001 see '''Parent County'''.
 
  
== References ==
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== References ==
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<references />
  
{{reflist}} {{Colorado|Colorado}}  
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[[Category:Broomfield_County,_Colorado]]
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[[Category:Broomfield_County,_Colorado]][[Category:Colorado_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 02:02, 23 March 2017

United StatesGotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png Broomfield County

Guide to Broomfield County, Colorado ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Broomfield
Organized: November 15, 2001
Parent County(s): Adams, Boulder, Jefferson, and Weld [1]
Neighboring Counties
Adams  • Boulder  • Jefferson  • Weld
See County Maps
Courthouse
ColoradoBroomfieldCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Colorado Broomfield County.png
Adoption
This page is available for adoption

County Information

Description

From its beginnings in the 1880s as a train station on the Denver, Utah and Pacific Railroad, the unorganized community of Broomfield was in Boulder County. The name "Broomfield" came from the fields of broomcorn that grew in the area. Broomfield was a small farming community until the Turnpike Land Company began development in 1955. The population grew from 125 in 1950 to over 6,000 in 1961. Starting in 1969, the city began annexing parts of three counties. In 1969, parts of Jefferson County were annexed; in 1971, parts of Adams County; and in 1988 parts of Weld County were annexed.

County Courthouse

Broomfield County Courthouse
City and County Building
One DesCombes Drive
Broomfield, CO 80020
Phone: 303.438.6390
Broomfield County Website

City and County Clerk
Central Records Office
Address same as above
Phone: 303.464.5819
Fx: 303.438.6252

Colorado’s newest county[2] was formed November 15, 2001 from the city of Broomfield which was organized June 6, 1961. It is now a consolidated city and county.


Broomfield County, Colorado Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
2001 *
2001 *
2001 *
2001
2001
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

  • 1969: parts of Jefferson County were annexed
  • 1971: parts of Adams County.
  • 1988: parts of Weld County were annexed
  • Parent County: Broomfield County was created from Adams, Boulder, Jefferson, and Weld Counties on 15 November 2001.
  • County seat: Broomfield [3]

Populated Places

The following are locations in Broomfield County, Colorado:

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Broomfield County, Colorado online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Colorado Cemeteries for more information

Census Records

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

  • 1860-1940 Colorado Census Records from 1860 to 1940 at FamilySearch.org — index/images

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Colorado denominations, view the Colorado Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Numerous records are available at Colorado Archives. To use this link scroll down the page to where it asks for Record Type. Click there and scroll down the list to the records you want and select. The next field asks for county. Select the county you want and then click on Search. You can narrow the search by adding the additional information it asks for.

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Colorado Land and Property for additional information about early Colorado land grants.

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where current records are also housed.


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Colorado Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Migration

Military Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

Probate records have been kept by the county courts. Colorado probate records include bonds, affidavits, letters, claims, appraisals, fee accounts, minutes, judgments, dockets, calendars, case files, and wills. The Family History Library does not have copies of probate records from Colorado.

You may obtain copies of documents from the clerk's office in the county courthouse.


Online Records

School Records

Tax Records

Colorado tax records complement land records and can be used as supplements to censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records. To find tax records in the FamilySearch Catalog, do a Place Search for the county.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Vital Records Section Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Colorado.

Birth

Birth records may become public records when 100 years have elapsed after the date of birth. EXCEPTION: The birth record of any individual who is known to be currently alive will remain confidential even if they are 100 years of age or greater. [4]

Marriage

Death

Death records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. [4]

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

The Colorado State Archives has the following records available for Broomfield County, Colorado Genealogy in this online database Archives Search. For a full list of online holdings, click here.
(Statewide)
1880-1939 Divorce Index
1883-1900 Mine Accidents, Non - fatal
1897-1920 Horseshoers
1936-1942 Civilian Conservation Corps Enrollments
1966-1968 Vietnam Deaths

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

Broomfield/Eisenhower Public Library
3 Community Park Road
Broomfield, Colorado 80020

Museums

Broomfield Depot Museum
2201 W. 10th Ave.
3 Community Park Road
Broomfield, CO 80020
Telephone: 303-460-6824
E-mail:jainlay-conley@broomfield.org
Website

Societies

Anthem Ranch Genealogical Society
16151 Lowell Blvd.
Broomfield, CO 80023

Lafayette And Louisville Genealogy Society
10689 Union Way
Broomfield, CO 80021
E-mail:President BGS President
Website

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Broomfield County, Colorado. Page 97At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov