Mesa County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

Mesa County, Colorado (Map It) was created on February 14, 1883 from Gunnison County. Mesa County was named for the mesa formations which are widespread through the area.. Learn More About State of Colorado History

Mesa County is bordered by Garfield County (north), Pitkin County (east), Gunnison County (east), Delta County (southeast), Montrose County (south), Grand County, Utah (west)

Mesa County Cities and Towns include Carpenter, Clifton, Collbran, De Beque, Fruita, Fruitvale, Gateway, Grand Junction, Loma, Mack, Mesa, Orchard Mesa, Palisade, Redlands, Whitewater.

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

Mesa County, Colorado Courthouse Records

Mesa County, Colorado Courthouse
Mesa County, CO Courthouse

The Mesa County Courthouse is located in Grand Junction, 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 Mesa 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.

  • Mesa County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1883 and has Land Records from 1883. 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.
  • Mesa County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1883 and has Court Records from 1883.
  • Mesa County Health Department has Birth / Death Records from 1893–1909 /  1893–1901; in Courthouse storage

Mesa County, Colorado Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Colorado Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
  • State Population Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: 1890

Mesa County, Colorado Vital Records

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