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Clear Creek County, Colorado
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Clear Creek County, Colorado Facts

Clear Creek County

When was Clear Creek County, CO Created?
Clear Creek County was established on  November 1, 1861 from Territory of Colorado. The county was named for Clear Creek which originates in the county..

What is the County Seat of Clear Creek County, CO?
The County Seat is located in Georgetown and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Clear Creek County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Jefferson County (east), Gilpin County (northeast), Park County (south), Summit County (west), Grand County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Clear Creek County, CO?
Cities and towns located in the County include Downieville-Lawson-Dumont, Empire, Georgetown, Idaho Springs, Silver Plume, St. Mary's

Clear Creek County, CO Vital Records

Where can find Clear Creek County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Clear Creek County vital records can be found at the Colorado Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Colorado for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Clear Creek County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Colorado Birth Certificate, Marriage Verification, Divorce Verification, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Clear Creek County, CO Census Records

What Clear Creek County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Clear Creek County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Clear Creek Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Clear Creek Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Clear Creek Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Clear Creek County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Clear Creek County, CO?
A list of Clear Creek County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Colorado Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Clear Creek County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Clear Creek County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Clear Creek County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Clear Creek County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Colorado Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Clear Creek County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 405 Argentine St, Georgetown, CO 80476
    • Phone: (303) 569-3251
  • Clear Creek County Clerk & Recorder is responsible for recording deeds, marriage licenses, issuing passports, titling and registering automobiles, issuing driver's licenses, registering voters, administering elections and maintaining records for the Board of County Commissioners.
    • Marriage Records: 1864 
    • Land Records: 1859
  • Clear Creek County Clerk of Courts
    • Probate Records: 1861 
    • Court Records: 1861
  • Clear Creek County Public and Environmental Health
    • Birth / Death Records: 1902–07; In County Archives in Georgetown.

Where can I connect with other Clear Creek County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Clear Creek County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clear Creek County.

Clear Creek Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Clear Creek Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Clear Creek Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Clear Creek Co. CO Census Records

Clear Creek Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Clear Creek Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Clear Creek Co. CO General and History Websites

Clear Creek Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Clear Creek Co. CO Military Records

Clear Creek Co. CO Schools & Directories

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