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Park County, Colorado
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Park County, Colorado Facts

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

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

What counties are adjacent to Park County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Clear Creek CountyJefferson CountyTeller CountyFremont CountyChaffee CountyLake CountySummit County.

Park County, CO Vital Records

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

Park County, CO Census Records

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

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

Park County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Park County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Park County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Park 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 Park 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.

A small part of Jefferson was annexed in 1903.

Where can I connect with other Park County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?

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

Park Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Park Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Park Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Park Co. CO Census Records

Park Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Park Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Park Co. CO General and History Websites

Park Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Park Co. CO Military Records

Park Co. CO Schools & Directories