El Paso County, Colorado Genealogy

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

County Courthouse

27 E. Vermijo Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208

Quick Facts

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


Archives and Libraries

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


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


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


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 and Property


Military History and Records


Probate Records


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.



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