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Routt County, Colorado
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Routt County, Colorado Facts

When was Routt County, CO Created?
Routt County was established on Janurary 29, 1877 from Grand County.

What is the County Seat of Routt County, CO?
The County Seat is located in Steamboat Springs and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Routt County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Carbon County, Wyoming, Jackson CountyGrand CountyEagle CountyGarfield CountyRio Blanco CountyMoffat County.

Routt County, CO Vital Records

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

Routt County, CO Census Records

What Routt County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Routt County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Routt County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Routt County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Routt County Courthouse

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

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

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

Routt Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Routt Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Routt Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Routt Co. CO Census Records

Routt Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Routt Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Routt Co. CO General and History Websites

Routt Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Routt Co. CO Military Records

Routt Co. CO Schools & Directories