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Baca County, Colorado
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Baca County, Colorado Facts

When was Baca County, CO Created?
Baca County was established on April 16, 1889 from Las Animas County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Baca County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Prowers CountyStanton County, Kansas, Morton County, Kansas, Cimarron County, Oklahoma ( south), Union County, New Mexico, Las Animas CountyBent County.

Baca County, CO Vital Records

Where can find Baca County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Baca 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 Baca 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.

Baca County, CO Census Records

What Baca County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Baca County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Baca Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Baca County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Baca County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Baca County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Baca 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 Baca 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 Baca County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?

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

Baca Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Baca Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Baca Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Baca Co. CO Census Records

Baca Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Baca Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Baca Co. CO General and History Websites

Baca Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Baca Co. CO Military Records

Baca Co. CO Schools & Directories