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Las Animas County, Colorado
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Las Animas County, Colorado Facts

When was Las Animas County, CO Created?
Las Animas County was established on February 9, 1866 from Huerfano County.

What is the County Seat of Las Animas County, CO?
The County Seat is located in Trinidad and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Las Animas County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Otero CountyPueblo CountyBent CountyBaca CountyUnion County, New Mexico, Colfax County, New Mexico, Costilla CountyHuerfano County.

Las Animas County, CO Vital Records

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

Las Animas County, CO Census Records

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

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

Las Animas County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Las Animas County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Las Animas County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Las Animas County Courthouse?

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

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

Las Animas Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Las Animas Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Las Animas Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Las Animas Co. CO Census Records

Las Animas Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Las Animas Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Las Animas Co. CO General and History Websites

Las Animas Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Las Animas Co. CO Military Records

Las Animas Co. CO Schools & Directories