Adams County, Colorado Records
Adams County is bordered by Weld County (north), Morgan County (northeast), Washington County (east), Arapahoe County (south), City & County of Denver (south), Jefferson County (west), City & County of Broomfield (northwest).
Adams County Cities and Towns include Arvada, Aurora, Bennett, Brighton, Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Strasburg, Thornton, Westminster.
A Map of Adams County, Colorado contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. There is a collection of old Colorado maps at MapGeeks.org
Adams County, Colorado Courthouse Records
Adams County, CO Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. 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 Adams county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Adams County Clerk & Recorder has Marriage Records from 1902 and has Land Records from 1902. 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.
- Adams County Clerk of Courts has Probate Records from 1902 and has Court Records from 1902.
- Tri-County Health Department has Birth / Death Records from 1902–06
Adams County, Colorado Census Records
- Learn More: State of Colorado Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- State Population Schedules: 1885
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Adams 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 or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Verification, Divorce Verification, Death Certificate Applications.
Adams County, Colorado Resources
- Adams County Historical Society
- Aurora Genealogical Society
- Aurora Historical Society, 1629 Galena St, Aurora, Colorado 80010-2220
- Brighton Genealogy Society, 343 S. 21st Street, Brighton CO 80601-2525
- Colorado Cornish Cousins, 7385 Dover St, Arvada, CO 80005-4258
- Adams County, Colorado Message Boards
Adams County, Colorado External Links
- Colorado Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Adams County, Colorado Books - Amazon
- Adams Co., Colorado - FindaGrave
- Colorado Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Adams County, Colorado Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Colorado (1859–1978)
- Adams Co. COGenweb
- Adams County, Colorado Ancestry Database Collections
- Adams County, Colorado Military Records