Adams County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

Adams County, Colorado (Map It) was created on April 15, 1901 from Arapahoe County. Adams County was named in honor of Alva Adams, the 5th, 10th, and 14th Governor of the State of Colorado.. Learn More About State of Colorado History

Adams County is bordered by Weld County (north), Morgan County (northeast), Washington County (east), Arapahoe County (south), City & County of Denver (south), Jefferson County (west), City & County of Broomfield (northwest).

Adams County Cities and Towns include Arvada, Aurora, Bennett, Brighton, Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Strasburg, Thornton, Westminster.

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

Adams County, Colorado Courthouse Records

Adams County, Colorado Courthouse
Adams County, CO Courthouse

The Adams County Courthouse is located in Brighton, 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 Adams 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.

  • Adams County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1902 and has Land Records from 1902. 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.
  • Adams County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1902 and has Court Records from 1902.
  • Tri-County Health Department has Birth / Death Records from 1902–06

Adams County, Colorado Census Records

Adams County, Colorado Vital Records

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