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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, CO Courthouse
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
Fremont County, Colorado Census Records
- Learn More: State of Colorado Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- State Population Schedules: 1885
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Fremont County, Colorado Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Colorado Vital Records
- Birth Records: from July 1910 to present.
- Marriage Records: None, but are available from the County Clerk of District Court.
- Death Records: from 1900 to present.
- Divorce Records: None, but are available from the County Clerk of District Court.
- Locations: Vital Records Section, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, HSVRD-VS-A1, Denver, CO 80246-1530; PH (916) (303) 692-2224 General, (303) 756-4464 Information.
- Vital Records Online: USAVital, VitalChek or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Verification, Divorce Verification, Death Certificate Applications.
Fremont County, Colorado Resources
- Canon City Heritage Association, 612 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City CO 81212-3751
- Fremont County Genealogical Society, 1836 Flora Court, Canon City CO 81212
- Southeastern Colorado Genealogical Society
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