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*'''1876--'''San Juan County was created 31 January 1876 from [[La Plata County, Colorado|La Plata ]]County. '''County seat:''' Silverton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''Before 1861''' the extreme east-central part of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico Territory. Check for possible pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see [[Taos County, Colorado]].
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*'''1876 ''' San Juan County was created 31 January 1876 from [[La Plata County, Colorado|La Plata ]]County. '''County seat:''' Silverton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 22:39, 21 June 2012

United States  > Colorado > San Juan County

County Courthouse

San Juan County Courthouse
PO Box 466;
Silverton, CO 81433-0466
Phone 970.387.5671 

County Treasure has birth records from 1880 and
death records from 1901; County Clerk has marriage
records from 1880, military records from 1941 and land records
Clerk District court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

  • Before 1861 the extreme east-central part of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico Territory. Check for possible pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County, Colorado.
  • 1876 San Juan County was created 31 January 1876 from La Plata County. County seat: Silverton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Silverton Public Library
1117 Reese
Silverton, CO 81433
Telephone: 970-387-5770
Website http://silvertonpl.ipac.dynixasp.com/#focus

San Juan County Historical Society
1569 Greene Street
Silverton, CO 81433
Telephone 970-387-5838
Website http://www.silvertonhistoricsociety.org/

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Juan County, Colorado. Page 101 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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