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Fremont County, Colorado
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Fremont County, Colorado Facts

When was Fremont County, CO Created?
Fremont County was established on November 1, 1861.

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

What counties are adjacent to Fremont County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Teller CountyEl Paso CountyPueblo CountyCuster CountySaguache CountyChaffee CountyPark County.

Fremont County, CO Vital Records

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

Fremont County, CO Census Records

What Fremont County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Fremont County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Fremont Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Fremont Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Fremont Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Fremont County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Fremont County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Fremont County Courthouse

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

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

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

Fremont Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Fremont Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Fremont Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Fremont Co. CO Census Records

Fremont Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Fremont Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Fremont Co. CO General and History Websites

Fremont Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Fremont Co. CO Military Records

Fremont Co. CO Schools & Directories