Montrose County, Colorado
Genealogy, History & Facts
Montrose County, Colorado Facts
When was Montrose County, CO Created?
Montrose County was established on February 11, 1883 from Gunnison County.
Montrose County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Montrose County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Montrose 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 Montrose 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.
Montrose County, CO Census Records
What Montrose County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Montrose County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Montrose County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Montrose County, CO?
A list of Montrose County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Colorado Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Colorado Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Colorado State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Fore-kin Trails Genealogical Society, P.O.Box 802, Montrose, CO. 81402
- Montrose County Historical Society, 21 N Rio Grande Ave, Montrose, CO 81401; Phone:(970) 249-2085
- Montrose County, Colorado Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Montrose County, Colorado Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Montrose County (usgwarchives.net)
Montrose County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Montrose County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Montrose 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 Montrose 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.
- Montrose County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 320 S. First St., Montrose, CO 81401
- Phone: (970) 249-3362
- Montrose County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1883
- Land Records: 1883
- Montrose County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1883
- Court Records: 1883
- Montrose County Department of Health and Human Services
- Birth / Death Records: 1900–07 / 1883–1907; in Courthouse basement vault, births, 1900–07
Where can I connect with other Montrose County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Montrose County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Montrose County.