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Elbert County, Colorado
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Elbert County, Colorado Facts

When was Elbert County, CO Created?
Elbert County was established on February 2, 1874 from Douglas County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Elbert County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Arapahoe CountyLincoln CountyEl Paso CountyDouglas County.

Elbert County, CO Vital Records

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

Elbert County, CO Census Records

What Elbert County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Elbert County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Elbert Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1880. Elbert Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. Elbert Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Elbert County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Elbert County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Elbert County Courthouse

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

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

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

Elbert Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Elbert Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Elbert Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Elbert Co. CO Census Records

Elbert Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Elbert Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Elbert Co. CO General and History Websites

Elbert Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Elbert Co. CO Military Records

Elbert Co. CO Schools & Directories