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Teller County, Colorado
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Teller County, Colorado Facts

When was Teller County, CO Created?
Teller County was established on March 23, 1899 from El Paso County and Fremont County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Teller County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Douglas CountyJefferson CountyEl Paso CountyFremont CountyPark County.

Teller County, CO Vital Records

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

Teller County, CO Census Records

What Teller County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Teller County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 19001910192019301940. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Teller County, CO Societies and Family History Resources

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

Teller County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Teller County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Teller 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 Teller 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.

  • Teller County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 101 W Bennett Ave, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
    • Phone: (719) 689-2574
  • Teller County Clerk & Recorder
    • Marriage Records: 1899
    • Land Records: 1899
  • Teller County Clerk of Courts
    • Probate Records: 1899
    • Court Records: 1899
  • Teller County Public Health Department
    • Birth / Death Records: 1904 / 1902–08 ; Incomplete. County death records are separate and extant from those kept by the city of Cripple Creek, which were lost by fire.

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

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

Teller Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Teller Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Teller Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Teller Co. CO Census Records

Teller Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Teller Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Teller Co. CO General and History Websites

Teller Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Teller Co. CO Military Records

Teller Co. CO Schools & Directories