Yuma County, Colorado
Genealogy, History & Facts
Yuma County, Colorado Facts
When was Yuma County, CO Created?
Yuma County was established on March 15, 1889 from Washington County.
What counties are adjacent to Yuma County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Phillips County, Chase County, Nebraska, Cheyenne County, Kansas, Dundy County, Nebraska, Kit Carson County, Washington County, Logan County.
Yuma County, CO Vital Records
Where can find Yuma County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Yuma 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 Yuma 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.
Yuma County, CO Census Records
What Yuma County, CO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Yuma County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Yuma County, CO Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Yuma County, CO?
A list of Yuma 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)
- East Yuma County Historical Society, PO BOX 161, Wray, CO 80758-0161
- Wray Heritage Association, 205 E 3rd St, Wray, CO 80758-1106
- Yuma County, Colorado Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Yuma County, Colorado Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Yuma County (usgwarchives.net)
Yuma County, CO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Yuma County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Yuma 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 Yuma 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.
- Yuma County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 310 Ash St, Wray, CO 80758
- Phone: (970) 332-5809
- Yuma County Clerk & Recorder
- Marriage Records: 1889
- Land Records: 1889?
- Yuma County Clerk of Courts
- Probate Records: 1889?
- Court Records: 1889?
- Northeast Colorado Health Department
- Birth / Death Records: 1893–1907
Where can I connect with other Yuma County, CO Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Yuma County, CO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Yuma County.