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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>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
==== Family History Centers ====
<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.
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[[Durango Colorado Family History Center]]
*[[Redmesa Colorado Family History Center]]
== <br>Web Sites  ==
== <br>Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 15:23, 2 August 2011

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

County Courthouse 


 Parent County

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

  •  County seat: Durango [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss 

Populated Places

Cities and Towns (* incorporated)


Bayfield *
• Bondad
• Breen
• Carbon
• Junction
• Columbus
Durango* (county seat)
• Falfa
• Florida
• Gem-Village
• Grandview
Hermosa [2]
Ignacio* [2]
• La Boca
• La Plata
• La Posta
• Loma Linda
• Mayday
• Oxford
• Pinon Acres
• Rockwood
• Tacoma
• Tiffany
• Trimble
• Vallecito

Neighboring Counties





 LDS Ward and Branch Records *

  • Allison
  • Durango
  • Kline
  • Pine River
  • Redmesa


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 containedFeedback 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.


Local Histories






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/

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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