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San Miguel County, Colorado (Map It) was created on March 3, 1883 from San Juan County. San Miguel County was named after the San Miguel River and San Miguel Mountains, which in turn were named for Saint Michael the Archangel.. Learn More About State of Colorado History
San Miguel County Cities and Towns include Mountain Village, Norwood, Ophir, Placerville, Sawpit, Telluride.
A Map of San Miguel County, Colorado contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
San Miguel County, Colorado Courthouse Records
San Miguel 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 San Miguel 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.
- San Miguel 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.
- San Miguel County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1883 and has Court Records from 1883.
- San Miguel County Department of Health and Environment has Birth / Death Records from 1900–07 / 1907–20; at Vital statistics registrar, Telluride
San Miguel 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
San Miguel 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.
San Miguel County, Colorado Resources
- Telluride Historical Society
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