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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; El Paso County'' <br>
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{{Colorado stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado|Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] El Paso County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History ==
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[http://www.elpasoco.com/ http://www.elpasoco.com/] <br>27 E. Vermijo Ave. <br>Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|El Paso, Colorado}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861--'''El Paso County was created&nbsp;1 November 1861 as an original county. In 1859 it was formed&nbsp;from old Arapahoe County in the territory of Kansas. El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861, and was one of Colorado's original 17 counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;It includes approximately 2130 square miles and has a mountainous western side changing to high plains in the east. &nbsp;The altitude ranges from mountain heights of 14,110 feet (4301 m) at the summit of Pikes Peak to 5,095 feet (1569 m) on the plains. '''County seat: '''Colorado Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1 November 1861:''' El Paso County was createdas an original county. In 1859 it was formed from old Arapahoe County in the territory of Kansas. El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature, and was one of Colorado's original 17 counties. It includes approximately 2130 square miles and has a mountainous western side changing to high plains in the east. The altitude ranges from mountain heights of 14,110 feet (4301 m) at the summit of Pikes Peak to 5,095 feet (1569 m) on the plains. '''County seat: '''Colorado Springs <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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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
&nbsp;Calhan | [http://www.springsgov.com/ Colorado Springs] | [http://www.fountaincolorado.org/ Fountain] | Green Mountain Falls | [http://manitousprings-co.gov/ Manitou Springs] | [http://www.townofmonument.net/ Monument] | [http://www.ci.palmer-lake.co.us/ Palmer Lake] | Ramah  
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Calhan | [http://www.springsgov.com/ Colorado Springs] | [http://www.fountaincolorado.org/ Fountain] | Green Mountain Falls | [http://manitousprings-co.gov/ Manitou Springs] | [http://www.townofmonument.net/ Monument] | [http://www.ci.palmer-lake.co.us/ Palmer Lake] | Ramah  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
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*[http://manitousprings.colibraries.org/ Manitou Springs Public Library]<br>701 Manitou Ave<br>Manitou Springs, CO 80829<br>Telephone: (719) 685-5206
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*[http://www.library.ppld.org/ Pikes Peak Library District]<br>20 North Cascade Avenue<br>Colorado Springs, CO 80903<br>Telephone: (719) 531-6333
  
[http://www.springsgov.com/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=12 Colorado Springs City Cemetery Page<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1220972587213_526"></span>] - Includes a burial search (requires registration)  
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[http://www.securitypubliclibrary.org/ Security Public Library]<br>715 Aspen Drive<br>Security, CO 80911<br>Telephone: (719) 391-3191
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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[http://www.springsgov.com/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=12 Colorado Springs City Cemetery Page] - Includes a burial search (requires registration)  
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Evergreen Cemetery 1005 S. Hancock Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903 <br>'''Office Hours:''' 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday through Friday,&nbsp;Saturday 8 a.m. - Noon | '''Phone:''' (719) 578-6646 | '''Fax:''' (719) 578-6077
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Fairview Cemetery 1000 S. 26th Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904 <br>'''Office Hours:''' 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday by appointment | '''Phone:''' (719) 578-6638<br>'''Gate hours for visitation:''' Summer (Mid April through Mid October) 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Winter (Mid October through Mid April) 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  
<br>Evergreen Cemetery
 
<blockquote>1005 S. Hancock Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903 <br>'''Office Hours:''' 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday through Friday,&nbsp;Saturday 8 a.m. - Noon | '''Phone:''' (719) 578-6646 | '''Fax:''' (719) 578-6077 </blockquote>
 
Fairview Cemetery
 
<blockquote>1000 S. 26th Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904 <br>'''Office Hours:''' 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday,&nbsp;Saturday by appointment | '''Phone:''' (719) 578-6638<br>'''Gate hours for visitation:''' Summer (Mid April through Mid October) 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. |&nbsp;Winter (Mid October through Mid April) 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. </blockquote>
 
 
=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Church History and Records ===
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Colorado Springs
 
*Colorado Springs
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/el_paso.html El Paso&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the El Paso County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/el_paso.html El Paso County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the El Paso County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
  
 
*Name of Applicant  
 
*Name of Applicant  
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*Other Actions done by the County <br>
 
*Other Actions done by the County <br>
  
==== Divorce  ====
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=== Divorce  ===
  
 
The Colorado State Archives has put a name only Index to the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/divorce/el_paso.htm El Paso County Divorce Records] for the period 1903 to 1941 on-line.  
 
The Colorado State Archives has put a name only Index to the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/divorce/el_paso.htm El Paso County Divorce Records] for the period 1903 to 1941 on-line.  
  
==== Land  ====
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=== History ===
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
  
==== Military ====
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=== Land and Property ===
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Maps ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Probate Records  ===
  
'''[[Colorado_Vital_Records_Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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=== Taxation  ===
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Vital Records ===
  
Manitou Springs Public Library<br>701 Manitou Ave<br>Manitou Springs, CO 80829<br>Telephone: (719) 685-5206<br>Website [http://manitousprings.colibraries.org/ manitousprings.colibraries.org/]  
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
  
<br>Pikes Peak Library District<br>20 North Cascade Avenue<br>Colorado Springs, CO 80903<br>Telephone: (719) 531-6333<br>Website [http://www.library.ppld.org/ www.library.ppld.org/]
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
<br>Security Public Library<br>715 Aspen Drive<br>Security, CO 80911<br>Telephone: (719) 391-3191<br>Website [http://www.securitypubliclibrary.org/ www.securitypubliclibrary.org/]
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*[http://history.oldcolo.com/ Old Colorado City Historical Society]<br>1 South 24th Street<br>Colorado Springs.Colorado 80904<br>Telephone 719-636-1225
  
Old Colorado City Historical Society<br>1 South 24th Street<br>Colorado Springs.Colorado 80904<br>Telephone 719-636-1225<br>Website http://history.oldcolo.com/
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*[http://hometownchronicles.com/co/elpaso/ppgspubs.htm Pikes Peak Genealogical Society]<br>P.O. Box 1262<br>Colorado Springs, CO 80901
  
Pikes Peak Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 1262<br>Colorado Springs, CO 80901<br>Website http://hometownchronicles.com/co/elpaso/ppgspubs.htm<br>
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== Family History Center ==
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center<br>150 Pine Ave<br>Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 719-634-0572 <br><u>Colorado Springs East</u><br>4955 Meadowland Blvd Colorado Springs<br>El Paso, Colorado, United States Telephone: 719-268-9185<br><u>Colorado Springs North</u><br>8710 Lexington Dr<br>Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 719-534-9621<br><u>Fountain Colorado </u><br>1310 Aero Plaza Dr<br>Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 719-550-2867 <br>These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>Contact Center for open hours as they vary. <br>
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center<br>150 Pine Ave<br>Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 719-634-0572 <br><u>Colorado Springs East</u><br>4955 Meadowland Blvd Colorado Springs<br>El Paso, Colorado, United States Telephone: 719-268-9185<br><u>Colorado Springs North</u><br>8710 Lexington Dr<br>Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 719-534-9621<br><u>Fountain Colorado </u><br>1310 Aero Plaza Dr<br>Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 719-550-2867 <br>These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>Contact Center for open hours as they vary.  
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205315&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+El+Paso&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]<br>
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/co/elpaso.htm USGenWeb Archives]
*The [http://www.elpasoco.com/ El Paso County] web site
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*[http://usgwarchives.org/co/elpaso.htm USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205315 Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{reflist}}
  
 
[[Category:El_Paso_County,_Colorado]]
 
[[Category:El_Paso_County,_Colorado]]

Revision as of 06:49, 26 August 2010

Template:Colorado stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png El Paso County

County Courthouse

http://www.elpasoco.com/
27 E. Vermijo Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: El Paso, Colorado

Parent County

1 November 1861: El Paso County was createdas an original county. In 1859 it was formed from old Arapahoe County in the territory of Kansas. El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature, and was one of Colorado's original 17 counties. It includes approximately 2130 square miles and has a mountainous western side changing to high plains in the east. The altitude ranges from mountain heights of 14,110 feet (4301 m) at the summit of Pikes Peak to 5,095 feet (1569 m) on the plains. County seat: Colorado Springs [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Calhan | Colorado Springs | Fountain | Green Mountain Falls | Manitou Springs | Monument | Palmer Lake | Ramah

Neighboring Counties

Crowley, Douglas, Elbert, Fremont, Lincoln, Pueblo, Teller

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Security Public Library
715 Aspen Drive
Security, CO 80911
Telephone: (719) 391-3191

Cemeteries

Colorado Springs City Cemetery Page - Includes a burial search (requires registration)

Evergreen Cemetery 1005 S. Hancock Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
Office Hours: 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday 8 a.m. - Noon | Phone: (719) 578-6646 | Fax: (719) 578-6077

Fairview Cemetery 1000 S. 26th Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904
Office Hours: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday by appointment | Phone: (719) 578-6638
Gate hours for visitation: Summer (Mid April through Mid October) 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Winter (Mid October through Mid April) 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Court Records

Census

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Colorado Springs

Court Records

El Paso County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the El Paso 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

Divorce

The Colorado State Archives has put a name only Index to the El Paso County Divorce Records for the period 1903 to 1941 on-line.

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Center

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center
150 Pine Ave
Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 719-634-0572
Colorado Springs East
4955 Meadowland Blvd Colorado Springs
El Paso, Colorado, United States Telephone: 719-268-9185
Colorado Springs North
8710 Lexington Dr
Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 719-534-9621
Fountain Colorado
1310 Aero Plaza Dr
Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 719-550-2867
These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
Contact Center for open hours as they vary.

Websites

References

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