El Paso County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

El Paso County, Colorado (Map It) was created on November 1, 1861 as one of the 17 original counties of the Territory of Colorado. El Paso County was named after Ute Pass in the county. El paso is a Spanish expression for the pass.. Learn More About State of Colorado History

El Paso County is bordered by Douglas County (north), Elbert County (north) and east, Lincoln County (east), Crowley County (southeast), Pueblo County (south), Fremont County (west), Teller County (west).

El Paso County Cities and Towns include Calhan, Colorado Springs, Fountain, Green Mountain Falls, Manitou Springs, Monument, Palmer Lake, Ramah.

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

El Paso County, Colorado Courthouse Records

El Paso County, Colorado Courthouse
El Paso County, CO Courthouse

The El Paso County Courthouse is located in Colorado Springs, 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 El Paso 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.

  • El Paso County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1861 and has Land Records from 1861. 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.
  • El Paso County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1861 and has Court Records from 1861.
  • El Paso County Department of Health and Environment has Birth / Death Records from 1890–1907 

El Paso County, Colorado Census Records

El Paso County, Colorado Vital Records

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