Yuma County, Colorado Genealogy Guide2016-07-05T14:43:24+00:00

Yuma County, Colorado Genealogy Guide

Yuma County, Colorado (Map It) was created on March 15, 1889 from Washington County. Yuma County was named after Quechan (Yuma) Nation of Native Americans. Learn More About State of Colorado History

Yuma County is bordered by Phillips County (north), Chase County, Nebraska (northeast), Cheyenne County, Kansas (east), Dundy County, Nebraska (east), Kit Carson County (south), Washington County (west), Logan County (northwest).

Yuma County Cities and Towns include Wray, Yuma, Eckley.

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

Yuma County, Colorado Courthouse Records

Yuma County, Colorado Courthouse
Yuma County, CO Courthouse

The Yuma County Courthouse is located in Wray, 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 Yuma 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.

  • Yuma County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1889 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.
  • Yuma County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1889? and has Court Records from 1889?.
  • Northeast Colorado Health Department has Birth / Death Records from 1893–1907

Yuma 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

Yuma County, Colorado Vital Records

Yuma County, Colorado Resources

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