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Adams County, Colorado
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Adams County, Colorado Facts

When was Adams County, CO Created?
Adams County was established on April 15, 1901 from Arapahoe County.

What is the County Seat of Adams County, CO?
The County Seat is located in Brighton and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Adams County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Weld CountyMorgan CountyWashington CountyArapahoe CountyCity & County of DenverJefferson CountyCity & County of Broomfield.

Adams County, CO Vital Records

Where can find Adams County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Adams 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 Adams County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Colorado Birth CertificateMarriage VerificationDivorce VerificationDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Adams County, CO Census Records

What Adams County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Adams County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910192019301940. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Adams County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Adams County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Adams County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Adams County Courthouse?

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Adams County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Colorado courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Colorado residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Adams County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Colorado Corthouse Records Research Guide.

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

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

Adams Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Adams Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Adams Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Adams Co. CO Census Records

Adams Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Adams Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Adams Co. CO General and History Websites

Adams Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Adams Co. CO Military Records

Adams Co. CO Schools & Directories