Lake County, Colorado Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1861--Lake County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee. County seat: Leadville 
Places / Localities
Colorado State Archives has put an index to the School Census for District No. 6 for the years 1880-1903 on-line.
Societies and Libraries
Lake County Public Library
1115 Harrison Ave
Leadville, CO 80461
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).