Custer County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

Custer County, Colorado (Map It) was created on  March 9, 1877 from Fremont County. Custer County was named in honor of George Armstrong Custer, (1839 - 1876), the U.S. Army colonel defeated and killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn.. Learn More About State of Colorado History

Custer County is bordered by Fremont County (north), Pueblo County (east), Huerfano County (west), Saguache County (west).

Custer County Cities and Towns include Cold Spring, Colfax, Fairview, Greenwood, McKenzie Junction, Querida, Rosita, San Isabel, Silver Cliff, Tanglewood Acres, Westcliffe, Wetmore.

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

Custer County, Colorado Courthouse Records

Custer County, Colorado Courthouse
Custer County, CO Courthouse

The Custer County Courthouse is located in Westcliffe, 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 Custer 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.

  • Custer County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1877 ; Some earlier in Fremont County miscellaneous file. and has Land Records from 1877. 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.
  • Custer County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1877 and has Court Records from 1877.
  • Custer County Public Health Agency has Birth / Death Records from 1902–07;

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