Ouray County, Colorado Genealogy

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United States  > Colorado >  Ouray County

County Courthouse

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 [1]

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

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