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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861, and was one of Colorado's original 17 counties. &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.  
 
El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861, and was one of Colorado's original 17 counties. &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.  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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&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<!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --> <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
&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<!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --> <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]]&nbsp;| [[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]]&nbsp;| [[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln]]&nbsp;| [[Crowley County, Colorado|Crowley]]&nbsp;| [[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]]&nbsp;| [[Fremont County, Colorado|Fremont]]&nbsp;| [[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]  
 
[[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]]&nbsp;| [[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]]&nbsp;| [[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln]]&nbsp;| [[Crowley County, Colorado|Crowley]]&nbsp;| [[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]]&nbsp;| [[Fremont County, Colorado|Fremont]]&nbsp;| [[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
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===== Fairview Cemetery  =====
 
===== 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>
 
<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  ===
 
  
 
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==== 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/el_paso.htm El Paso County Divorce Records] for the period 1903 to 1941 on-line.
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==== 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/el_paso.htm El Paso County Divorce Records] for the period 1903 to 1941 on-line.  
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==== Land  ====
 
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*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
 
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
  
The [http://www.elpasoco.com/ El Paso County web site <br><br><br>
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The [http://www.elpasoco.com/ El Paso County web site  
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
== History and Tidbits  ==
 
 
El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861, and was one of Colorado's original 17 counties. &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.
 
 
=== Cities  ===
 
 
&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<!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --> <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
 
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
 
 
=== County Government Site  ===
 
 
The [http://www.elpasoco.com/ El Paso County web site] <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
 
== Neighboring Counties  ==
 
 
[[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]]&nbsp;| [[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]]&nbsp;| [[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln]]&nbsp;| [[Crowley County, Colorado|Crowley]]&nbsp;| [[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]]&nbsp;| [[Fremont County, Colorado|Fremont]]&nbsp;| [[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]] <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
=== Cemeteries<br> ===
 
 
==== Colorado Springs  ====
 
 
[http://www.springsgov.com/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=12 Colorado Springs City Cemetery Page]&nbsp;- Includes a burial search (requires registration)
 
 
===== 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><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
===== 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  ===
 
 
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. <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
 
 
  
 
[[Category:El_Paso_County,_Colorado]]
 
[[Category:El_Paso_County,_Colorado]]

Revision as of 15:04, 9 September 2008

United States  > Colorado > El Paso County


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

El Paso county was created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861, 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.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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


Neighboring Counties

Douglas | Elbert | Lincoln | Crowley | Pueblo | Fremont | Teller

Resources

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

Court

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.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • Family History Library Catalog for this county.

The [http://www.elpasoco.com/ El Paso County web site

References