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Eagle County, Colorado
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Eagle County, Colorado Facts

When was Eagle County, CO Created?
Eagle County was established on February 11, 1883 from Summit County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Eagle County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Grand County (northeast), Summit County (east), Lake County (south), Pitkin County (southwest), Garfield County (west), Routt County (northwest).

Eagle County, CO Vital Records

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

Eagle County, CO Census Records

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

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

Eagle County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Eagle County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Eagle County Courthouse

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

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

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

Eagle Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Eagle Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Eagle Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Eagle Co. CO Census Records

Eagle Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Eagle Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Eagle Co. CO General and History Websites

Eagle Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Eagle Co. CO Military Records

Eagle Co. CO Schools & Directories