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Weld County, Colorado
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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 is the County Seat of Weld County, CO?
The County Seat is located in Greeley and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Weld County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Kimball County, Nebraska, Logan CountyMorgan CountyAdams CountyCity and County of BroomfieldBoulder CountyLarimer CountyLaramie 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 CertificateMarriage VerificationDivorce VerificationDeath 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 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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.

Weld County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Weld County Courthouse

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.

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.

Weld Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Weld Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Weld Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Weld Co. CO Census Records

Weld Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Weld Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Weld Co. CO General and History Websites

Weld Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Weld Co. CO Military Records

Weld Co. CO Schools & Directories