Montrose County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

Montrose County, Colorado (Map It) was created on February 11, 1883 from Gunnison County. Montrose County was named after the town of Montrose, which in turn was probably named from the novel A Legend of Montrose, published in 1819 by Walter Scott.. Learn More About State of Colorado History

Montrose County is bordered by Mesa County (north), Delta County (northeast), Gunnison County (east), Ouray County (south), San Miguel County (south), San Juan County, Utah (west).

Montrose County Cities and Towns include Bedrock, Cimarron, Maher, Montrose, Naturita, Nucla, Olathe, Paradox, Redvale, Uravan.

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

Montrose County, Colorado Courthouse Records

Montrose County, Colorado Courthouse
Montrose County, CO Courthouse

The Montrose County Courthouse is located in Montrose, 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 Montrose 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.

  • Montrose 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.
  • Montrose County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1883 and has Court Records from 1883.
  • Montrose County Department of Health and Human Services has Birth / Death Records from 1900–07 /  1883–1907; in Courthouse basement vault, births, 1900–07

Montrose 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

Montrose County, Colorado Vital Records

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