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Revision as of 07:01, 7 January 2011

Template:Colorado-stubUnited States  > Colorado > Gilpin County

County Courthouse


Parent County

1861--Gilpin County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county from Arapahoe (old) County, Kansas Territory. County seat: Central City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Chancery Court Cases documenting legal decisions rendered by the territorial and district court of Gilpin County for the years 1862 - 1878. Chancery cases are those types of cases where justice was applied in circumstances not specifically covered by law during these years. Names appearing on this index most likely include some of the early gold seekers that came west in search of fortune and fame.


Local Histories






Colorado State Archives has put the Gilpin County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1910-1922 on-line

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Gilpin County Library District
15131 Highway 119
Golden, CO 80403
Phone: (303) 582-5777
Website www.gilpinlibrary.org/

Gilpin Historical Society
228 High Street
P O Box 247
Central City, Colorado 80427-0247
Telephone: 303-582-5283
Website http://www.gilpinhistory.org/

Foothills Genealogical Society of Colorado, Inc.
P.O. Box 150382
Lakewood, CO 80215-0382
Telephone: 303-935-9192

Web Sites


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