Gilpin County, Colorado
Genealogy, History & Facts
Gilpin County, Colorado Facts
When was Gilpin County, CO Created?
Gilpin County was established on November 1, 1861.
Gilpin County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Gilpin County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Gilpin 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 Gilpin 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.
Gilpin County, CO Census Records
What Gilpin County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Gilpin County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Gilpin Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Gilpin Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Gilpin Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Gilpin County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Gilpin County, CO?
A list of Gilpin County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Colorado Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Gilpin County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Gilpin County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Gilpin 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 Gilpin 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.
- Gilpin County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 203 Eureka St, Central City, CO 80427
- Phone:(303) 582-5321
- Gilpin County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1865
- Land Records: 1861?
- Gilpin County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1861?
- Court Records: 1861?
- Gilpin County Public Health and Environmental Services
- Birth / Death Records: ?
Where can I connect with other Gilpin County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Gilpin County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Gilpin County.