Dolores County, Colorado
Genealogy, History & Facts
Dolores County, Colorado Facts
When was Dolores County, CO Created?
Dolores County was established on February 19, 1881 from Ouray County.
Dolores County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Dolores County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Dolores 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 Dolores 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.
Dolores County, CO Census Records
What Dolores County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Dolores County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Dolores County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Dolores County, CO?
A list of Dolores County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Colorado Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Colorado Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Colorado State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Dolores County Historical Society, 409 N. Main Street, Dove Creek, CO 81324; Voice: (970) 677-2283
- Dolores County, Colorado Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Dolores County, Colorado Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Dolores County (usgwarchives.net)
Dolores County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Dolores County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Dolores 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 Dolores 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.
- Dolores County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 409 Main St, Dove Creek, CO 81324
- Phone: (970) 677-2381
- Dolores County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1881
- Land Records: 1881
- Dolores County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1881
- Court Records: 1881
- Dolores County Public Health Agency
- Birth / Death Records: 1894–1907
Where can I connect with other Dolores County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Dolores County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Dolores County.