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Colorado State Archives
(Colorado Historical Records Index)
Local Archives &  Research Resources
Southwest Colorado Cemeteries
Utah Historic Digital Newspapers
(Some Southwest Colorado news was  reported 
in the Utah newspapers)
Colorado Newspapers
Record Transcription Projects

Note: These record pages cannot be viewed on mobile devices.
La Plata County Clerk's records
The historic records index is free to browse, but the actual records must now be purchased. 
Use this link to browse the historic index.
Use this link to go to iDocs to purchase records.
Hillside Cemetery (Silverton)
Contributed Records
Colorado Tombstone Project (La Plata County)
Colorado Tombstone Project (Montezuma County)
Colorado Tombstone Project (Archuleta County)
This page was last updated: November 26, 2018
Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society
The following books were donated to the Society. If you would like us to do a look up in one of them, please make your request using the submission form on the 'Contact Us' page.

A Book of Life: A Hartzell - Hertzel - Hirtzel - Hirzel Family History & Genealogy by George Turner Hartzell

A Kansas Farm Family by Randall C. Maydew

The Lewis D. and Mary Ellen (Meader) Fry Family Genealogy by Arthur Fry

Use this link to access the County's GIS mapping site:
If viewing on a mobile device, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on 'Classic.' You will need to do this on every page you visit.