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Rio Blanco County, Colorado (Map It) was created on March 25, 1889 from Garfield County. Rio Blanco County was named after the White River, which was originally named Rio Blanco in Spanish.. Learn More About State of Colorado History
Rio Blanco County Cities and Towns include Meeker, Rangely.
A Map of Rio Blanco County, Colorado contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Rio Blanco County, Colorado Courthouse Records
Rio Blanco 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 Rio Blanco 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.
- Rio Blanco County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1883 and has Land Records from 1889. 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.
- Rio Blanco County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1889 and has Court Records from 1889.
- Rio Blanco County Department of Public Health and Environment has Birth / Death Records from 1889–1907 / 1892–1903 (Also 1905–07)
Rio Blanco County, Colorado Census Records
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- 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
Rio Blanco 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.
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