Weld County, Colorado
Genealogy, History & Facts
Weld County, Colorado Facts
When was Weld County, CO Created?
Weld County was established on November 1, 1861 as one of the 17 original counties of the Territory of Colorado.
What counties are adjacent to Weld County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Kimball County, Nebraska, Logan County, Morgan County, Adams County, City and County of Broomfield, Boulder County, Larimer County, Laramie County, Wyoming.
Weld County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Weld County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Weld 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 Weld 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.
Weld County, CO Census Records
What Weld County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Weld County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Weld Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Weld Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Weld Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Weld County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Weld County, CO?
A list of Weld 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)
- American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Northern Colorado Chapter, 1476 43rd Avenue, Greeley, CO 80634;Tel: 970-353-3612
- Brighton Genealogy Society, 343 S. 21st Street, Brighton CO 80601-2525
- Greeley Heritage Association, 919 7th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631-4174
- South Platte Valley Historical Society, PO Box 633, Fort Lupton, CO 80621
- Johnstown Historical Society, 701 Charlotte St., Johnstown, Colorado 80534; 970-587-0278
- Weld County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 278, Greeley, CO 80632
- Weld County, Colorado Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Weld County, Colorado Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Weld County (usgwarchives.net)
Weld County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Weld County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Weld 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 Weld 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.
- Weld County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 915 10th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631
- Phone: (970) 353-3840
- Weld County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1864
- Land Records: 1865
- Weld County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1861?
- Court Records: 1861?
- Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment
- Birth / Death Records: 1872–1909
Where can I connect with other Weld County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Weld County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Weld County.