Ouray County, Colorado Genealogy Guide2016-07-05T14:36:47+00:00

Ouray County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

Ouray County, Colorado (Map It) was created on Janurary 18, 1877 from Hinsdale County and Lake County. Ouray County was named in honor of Ouray, a Ute Native American leader.. Learn More About State of Colorado History

Ouray County is bordered by Montrose County (north), Gunnison County (northeast), Hinsdale County (south), San Juan County (south), San Miguel County (southwest).

Ouray County Cities and Towns include Dallas, Loghill Village, Ouray, Ridgway, Colona.

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

Ouray County, Colorado Courthouse Records

Ouray County, Colorado Courthouse
Ouray County, CO Courthouse

The Ouray County Courthouse is located in Ouray, 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 Ouray 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.

  • Ouray County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1881 and has Land Records from 1877?. 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.
  • Ouray County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1877? and has Court Records from 1873.
  • Ouray County Public Health Agency has Birth / Death Records from 1880–1907 / 1894 ; Vital statistics registrar, Ouray; also clerk and recorder’s office deaths, 1880–1907

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