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Saguache County, Colorado Facts

When was Saguache County, CO Created?
Saguache County was established on December 29, 1866 from Lake County and Costilla County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Saguache County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Chaffee CountyFremont CountyCuster CountyHuerfano CountyRio Grande CountyAlamosa CountyMineral CountyHinsdale CountyGunnison County.

Saguache County, CO Vital Records

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

Saguache County, CO Census Records

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

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

Saguache County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Saguache County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Saguache County Courthouse

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

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

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

Saguache Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Saguache Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Saguache Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Saguache Co. CO Census Records

Saguache Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Saguache Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Saguache Co. CO General and History Websites

Saguache Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Saguache Co. CO Military Records

Saguache Co. CO Schools & Directories