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Garfield County, Colorado Facts

When was Garfield County, CO Created?
Garfield County was established on February 10, 1883 from Summit County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Garfield County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Rio Blanco CountyRoutt CountyEagle CountyPitkin CountyMesa CountyGrand County, Utah, Uintah County, Utah.

Garfield County, CO Vital Records

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

Garfield County, CO Census Records

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

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

Garfield County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Garfield County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Garfield County Courthouse

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

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

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

Garfield Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Garfield Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Garfield Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Garfield Co. CO Census Records

Garfield Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Garfield Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Garfield Co. CO General and History Websites

Garfield Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Garfield Co. CO Military Records

Garfield Co. CO Schools & Directories