Rio Grande County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

Rio Grande County, Colorado (Map It) was created on February 10, 1874 from Costilla County and Conejos County. Rio Grande County was named after the Rio Grande, which flows through the area..

The Rio Grande County Courthouse is located in Del Norte, Colorado. Learn More About State of Colorado Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.Learn More About State of Colorado History

Rio Grande County is bordered by Carbon County, Wyoming (north), Jackson County (east), Grand County (south), Eagle County (south), Garfield County (southwest), Rio Blanco County (southwest), Moffat County (west).

Rio Grande County Cities and Towns include Center, Del Norte, Monte Vista, South Fork.

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

Rio Grande County, Colorado Courthouse Records

Rio Grande County, Colorado Courthouse
Rio Grande 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 Grande 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 Grande County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1874 and has Land Records from 1874. 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 Grande County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1874 and has Court Records from 1874.
  • Rio Grande County Public Health Agency has Birth / Death Records from 1898–1907 / 1902–07 ;

Rio Grande County, Colorado Census Records

Rio Grande County, Colorado Vital Records

Rio Grande County, Colorado Resources

Rio Grande County, Colorado External Links

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