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Cheyenne County, Colorado
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Cheyenne County, Colorado Facts

When was Cheyenne County, CO Created?
Cheyenne County was established on March 25, 1889 from Elbert County and Bent County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Cheyenne County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Kit Carson CountyWallace County, Kansas, Greeley County, Kansas, Lincoln CountyKiowa County.

Cheyenne County, CO Vital Records

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

Cheyenne County, CO Census Records

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

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

Cheyenne County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Cheyenne County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Cheyenne County Courthouse

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

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

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

Cheyenne Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Cheyenne Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Cheyenne Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Cheyenne Co. CO Census Records

Cheyenne Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Cheyenne Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Cheyenne Co. CO General and History Websites

Cheyenne Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Cheyenne Co. CO Military Records

Cheyenne Co. CO Schools & Directories