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Yuma County, Colorado
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Yuma County, Colorado Facts

When was Yuma County, CO Created?
Yuma County was established on March 15, 1889 from Washington County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Yuma County, CO?
Bordering Counties are Phillips CountyChase County, Nebraska, Cheyenne County, Kansas, Dundy County, Nebraska, Kit Carson CountyWashington CountyLogan 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 CertificateMarriage VerificationDivorce VerificationDeath 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)19001910192019301940.

Yuma Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

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.

Yuma County, CO Courthouse and Government Records

Yuma County Courthouse

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.

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.

Yuma Co. CO Books, Newspapers & Publications

Yuma Co. CO Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Yuma Co. CO Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Yuma Co. CO Census Records

Yuma Co. CO Cemeteries & Church Records

Yuma Co. CO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Yuma Co. CO General and History Websites

Yuma Co. CO Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Yuma Co. CO Military Records

Yuma Co. CO Schools & Directories