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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://ouraycountyco.gov/ Ouray County Courthouse]<br>541 4th St<br>Ouray, CO 81427<br>Phone: 970.325.4961&nbsp;<br><br>Formerly Uncompahgre County. Name changed to Ouray 2 Mar 1883<br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1881&nbsp; County&nbsp;Treasurer <br>has birth records from 1877 and death records from 1894;<br>Court Clerk has divorce, probate and Court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ouray County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://ouraycountyco.gov/ Ouray County Courthouse]<br>541 4th St<br>Ouray, CO 81427<br>Phone: 970.325.4961&nbsp;<br><br>Formerly Uncompahgre County. Name changed to Ouray 2 Mar 1883<br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1881&nbsp; County&nbsp;Treasurer <br>has birth records from 1877 and death records from 1894;<br>Court Clerk has divorce, probate and Court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ouray County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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Ouray Library District<br>320 6th Ave<br>Ouray, CO 81427<br>Telephone 970-325-4616<br>Website http://ouray.ipac.dynixasp.com/#focus <br>  
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Ouray Library District<br>320 6th Ave<br>Ouray, CO 81427<br>Telephone 970-325-4616<br>Website http://ouray.ipac.dynixasp.com/#focus <br>
  
<br>Ridgway Library District<br>300 Charles<br>Ridgway, CO 81432<br>Telephone 970-626-5252<br>Website http://www.youseemore.com/RIDGWAYPL/DEFAULT.ASP <br>  
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<br>Ridgway Library District<br>300 Charles<br>Ridgway, CO 81432<br>Telephone 970-626-5252<br>Website http://www.youseemore.com/RIDGWAYPL/DEFAULT.ASP <br>
  
Ouray County Historical Society<br>P. O. Box 151<br>Ouray, CO 81427<br>Telephone 970-325-4576<br>Website http://www.ouraycountyhistoricalsociety.org/<br>  
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Ouray County Historical Society<br>P. O. Box 151<br>Ouray, CO 81427<br>Telephone 970-325-4576<br>Website http://www.ouraycountyhistoricalsociety.org/<br>
  
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Revision as of 20:57, 9 July 2012

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngOuray County

County Courthouse

Ouray County Courthouse
541 4th St
Ouray, CO 81427
Phone: 970.325.4961 

Formerly Uncompahgre County. Name changed to Ouray 2 Mar 1883
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1881  County Treasurer
has birth records from 1877 and death records from 1894;
Court Clerk has divorce, probate and Court records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1877--Ouray county was created 18 January 1877 as Uncompahgre County from Hinsdale and San Juan Counties. The name was changed to Ouray in 1883. County seat: Ouray [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Ouray County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

 Colorado State Archives has put the Ouray County Probate Index for the years 1878-1919 on-line

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Ouray Library District
320 6th Ave
Ouray, CO 81427
Telephone 970-325-4616
Website http://ouray.ipac.dynixasp.com/#focus


Ridgway Library District
300 Charles
Ridgway, CO 81432
Telephone 970-626-5252
Website http://www.youseemore.com/RIDGWAYPL/DEFAULT.ASP

Ouray County Historical Society
P. O. Box 151
Ouray, CO 81427
Telephone 970-325-4576
Website http://www.ouraycountyhistoricalsociety.org/

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ouray County, Colorado. Page 100 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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