San Miguel County, Colorado Genealogy
Guide to San Miguel County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|San Miguel County, Colorado|
Location in the state of Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
|Founded||November 1, 1861|
|Address|| San Miguel County Courthouse|
333 W Colorado Ave
Telluride, CO 81435-0548
San Miguel County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Formerly Ouray County, Name changed to San Miguel 2 Mar 1883
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1883;
Clerk District has divorce, probate and court records from 1883
some birth and burial records were destroyed in a file so files are incomplete
1861--San Miguel County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. It was formerly part of Ouray County, but its names changed to San Miguel 2 March 1883. County seat: Telluride 
A fire destroyed some records and some files are incomplete.
Places / Localities
For tips on accessing San Miguel County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.
San Miguel County Old Age Pension Records 1934. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the San Miguel County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:
- Name of Applicant
- Date and Amount of pension payment
- Any adjustments to the pension
- Person's age
- Town nearest to where they lived
- Other Actions done by the County
Societies and Libraries
San Miguel Library District # 1/Telluride
100 W. Pacific Ave
Telluride, CO 81435
San Miguel Library District # 2/Norwood Pl
1110 Lucerne Street
Norwood, CO 81423
Family History Centers
- Family History Library Catalog
- San Miguel County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Miguel County, Colorado. Page 101 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).