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Huerfano County, Colorado
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Huerfano County, Colorado Facts

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

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

What counties are adjacent to Huerfano County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Pueblo CountyLas Animas CountyCostilla CountyAlamosa CountyCuster CountySaguache County.

Huerfano County, CO Vital Records

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

Huerfano County, CO Census Records

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

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

Huerfano County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Huerfano County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Huerfano County Courthouse

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

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

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

Huerfano Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Huerfano Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Huerfano Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Huerfano Co. CO Census Records

Huerfano Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Huerfano Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Huerfano Co. CO General and History Websites

Huerfano Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Huerfano Co. CO Military Records

Huerfano Co. CO Schools & Directories