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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
La Plata County includes three incorporated cities: Durango (the county seat), Bayfield, and Ignacio  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durango,_Colorado Durango (county seat)]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayfield,_Colorado Bayfield]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignacio,_Colorado Ignacio]
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Towns
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57474&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Ouray Memorial]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57474&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Ouray Memorial]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=581112&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Oxford]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=581112&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Oxford]  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2271651 Redmesa]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://coloradogravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=368 2]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2271651 Redmesa]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://coloradogravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=368 2]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57550&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Shreck]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57550&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Shreck]  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57579&CScn=thompson&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Thompson]&nbsp;<br>  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57579&CScn=thompson&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Thompson]&nbsp;<br>
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2153427&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Three Rivers]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2153427&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Three Rivers]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57581&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Tiffany]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57581&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Tiffany]
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
 
'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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<br>Durango Public Library<br>1188 E Second Ave<br>Durango, CO 81301<br>Phone: (970) 375-3380<br>Website [http://www.durangopubliclibrary.org/ www.durangopubliclibrary.org/]  
 
<br>Durango Public Library<br>1188 E Second Ave<br>Durango, CO 81301<br>Phone: (970) 375-3380<br>Website [http://www.durangopubliclibrary.org/ www.durangopubliclibrary.org/]  
  
<br>Ignacio Library District<br>470 Goddard Ave<br>Ignacio, CO 81137<br>Phone: (970) 563-9287<br>Website [http://ignaciolibrary.com/ ignaciolibrary.com/]<br>  
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<br>Ignacio Library District<br>470 Goddard Ave<br>Ignacio, CO 81137<br>Phone: (970) 563-9287<br>Website [http://ignaciolibrary.com/ ignaciolibrary.com/]<br>
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Centers<br><span style="display: none" id="1273161095362S">&nbsp;</span><u>Durango Colorado</u><br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1273161094875_395" />2 Hilltop Cir<br>Durango, LaPlata, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-259-1061<br><u>Redmesa Colorado Ward</u><br>6848 State Hwy 140<br>Redmesa, LaPlata, Colorado, United States<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 Centers<br><span style="display: none" id="1273161095362S">&nbsp;</span><u>Durango Colorado</u><br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1273161094875_395" />2 Hilltop Cir<br>Durango, LaPlata, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-259-1061<br><u>Redmesa Colorado Ward</u><br>6848 State Hwy 140<br>Redmesa, LaPlata, Colorado, United States<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>
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 19:28, 29 November 2010

Template:Colorado-stubUnited States  > Colorado > La Plata County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1874--La Plata County was created 10 February 1874 from Conejos and Lake Counties.

County seat: Durango [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

[[]]

Towns

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Allison
  • Durango
  • Kline
  • Pine River
  • Redmesa

Court

An Index of the WPA Employment Case Files between 1935 and 1942  was compiled from the official record of the Colorado Department of Public Welfare, La Plata County Office. The information contained in the record generally shows:

  • Name of the applicant 
  • Date of the filing
  • Case number
  • Name(s) and location of next of kin
  • Date applicant accepted for employment
  • Military service dates
  • General work experience record and qualifications.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Pine River Public Library District/Bayfield
395 Center Drive
Bayfield, CO 81122
Phone: (970) 884-2222
Website http://www.lmpl.org/


Durango Public Library
1188 E Second Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: (970) 375-3380
Website www.durangopubliclibrary.org/


Ignacio Library District
470 Goddard Ave
Ignacio, CO 81137
Phone: (970) 563-9287
Website ignaciolibrary.com/

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Centers
Durango Colorado
2 Hilltop Cir
Durango, LaPlata, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 970-259-1061
Redmesa Colorado Ward
6848 State Hwy 140
Redmesa, LaPlata, Colorado, United States
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.

Web Sites

References

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