Washington County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

Washington County, Colorado (Map It) was created on February 9, 1887 from Weld County. Washington County was named in honor of George Washington (1732 - 1799), the first President of the United States. Learn More About State of Colorado History

Washington County is bordered by Logan County (northeast), Yuma County (east), Kit Carson County, Lincoln County (southwest), Adams County (west), Arapahoe County (west), Morgan County (west).

Washington County Cities and Towns include Akron, Anton, Cope, Last Chance, Lindon, Otis, Woodrow.

A Map of Washington County, Colorado contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Washington County, Colorado Courthouse Records

Washington County, Colorado Courthouse
Washington County, CO Courthouse

The Washington County Courthouse is located in Akron, Colorado. Learn More About State of Colorado Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Washington county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Washington County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1887 and has Land Records from 1872. The County Clerk & Recorder is responsible for recording deeds, marriage licenses, issuing passports, titling and registering automobiles, issuing driver's licenses, registering voters, administering elections and maintaining records for the Board of County Commissioners.
  • Washington County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1887 and has Court Records from 1887.
  • Northeast Colorado Health Department has Birth / Death Records from 1894–1911 at Vital statistics registrar.

Washington County, Colorado Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Colorado Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
  • State Population Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: 1890

Washington County, Colorado Vital Records

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