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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 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, 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 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
- 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.
Mesa County, Colorado Resources
- Mesa County Genealogical Society
- Mesa County Historical Society
- Mesa County, Colorado Message Boards
- mesa County, Colorado Genealogy Forum
- Mesa County, Colorado Mailing lists
Mesa County, Colorado External Links
- Colorado Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Mesa County, Colorado Books - Amazon
- Colorado Marriages, 1859-1900 search.ancestry.comThis database is a collection of marriage records from three counties in Colorado. Taken from microfilm copies of original county documents, each record provides spouses' names, marriage date, and county of residence. The database lists the names of more than 37,000 men and women. This database contains nearly 900 records and the names of about 1,700 men and women from Mesa County.
- Mesa County Marriage Records 1883 - 2011 Mesa County Clerk and Recorder
- Mesa Co., Colorado - FindaGrave
- Colorado Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Mesa County, Colorado Links - Cyndi's List