Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

Fremont County, Colorado (Map It) was created on November 1, 1861 as one of the 17 original counties of the Territory of Colorado. Fremont County was named in honor of John Charles Frémont (1813 - 1890), the explorer, U.S. Army general, and U.S. Senator from California.. Learn More About State of Colorado History

Fremont County is bordered by Teller County (north), El Paso County (northeast), Pueblo County (south), Custer County (south), Saguache County (southwest), Chaffee County (northwest), Park County (northwest).

Fremont County Cities and Towns include Brookside, Cañon City, Coal Creek, Cotopaxi, Florence, Lincoln Park, Penrose, Rockvale, Williamsburg.

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

Fremont County, Colorado Courthouse Records

Fremont County, Colorado Courthouse
Fremont County, CO Courthouse

The Fremont County Courthouse is located in Cañon City, 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 Fremont 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.

  • Fremont County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1865 and has Land Records from 1862. 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.
  • Fremont County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1874 and has Court Records from 1868.
  • Fremont County Public Health Agency has Birth / Death Records from 1884–1907 

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