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Revision as of 07:01, 7 January 2011

Template:Colorado-stubUnited States  > Colorado > Douglas County

County Courthouse


Parent County

1861--Douglas County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. County seat: Castle Rock [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Major Cemeteries

  • Bear Canon Cemetery
  • Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Fonder Cemetery
  • Franktown Cemetery
  • Glen Grove Cemetery
  • Parker Cemetery
  • Spring Valley Cemetery




Douglas County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Douglas County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Date and Amount of pension payment
  • Any adjustments to the pension
  • Person's age
  • Town nearest to where they lived
  • Other Actions done by the County


Local Histories

Douglas County History Research Center - http://douglascountyhistory.org/





Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Douglas County Will Records for the years 1886 to 1961.


Colorado State Archives has put the Douglas County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1911-1944 on-line.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Douglas County Libraries
100 South Wilcox
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Phone: (303) 688-7603
Website www.douglascountylibraries.org/

Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society,
Website http://hrgenealogy.wordpress.com/

Parker Genalogical Society of Colorado&
PO Box 2672
Parker, CO 80134
Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~copgs/

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center
7160 E Bayou Gulch Rd
Parker, Douglas, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 720-851-0916
This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
Contact Center for open hours as they vary.

Web Sites


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