Colorado Public Records

All records regarding birth, death, marriage and divorce are available through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Birth Certificates are obtainable either by visiting a local county offices, online, mail or fax. Certificates are available for records within the state from 1900 to current. Older requires research done by the genealogy department. Birth and death records searches are approximately $17 dollars and $10 dollars each additional copy. Heirloom copies are available for birth and marriage certificates for $50.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Vital Records Section
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1530

Birth Certificate (PDF)
Birth Certificate - Spanish (PDF)
Death Certificate (PDF)
Death Certificate - Spanish (PDF)
Certificate Correction Form (PDF)

Marriage and divorce records have odd years of availability. Marriage records for the state are available from the years 1900 to 1939 and 1975 to present. Marriage dissolution records are available from 1851 to 1939 and 1968 to present. All other years of records must be obtained from the local county offices of where the event was filed for.

Marriage Verification Form (PDF)
Dissolution Verification Form (PDF)

Adoption Records

Adoption records for Colorado have abnormal record sealing. All adoptions before 1951 are sealed records and require a court order to open. While adoptions between 1951 and 1967 are available to the adoptee and sealed to all others. Records from 1967 to 1999 are once again sealed to everyone without a court order. All records after Sept 1 1999 up to the present are again readily available to the adoptee without court intervention.

Property Records

Parcel records including ownership, tax records and parcel specifics are available from the county assessor's department.

El Paso County Public Record Real Estate Property Search
Denver County Real Property Search
Arapahoe County Parcel Search
Jefferson County Parcel Map
Adams County GIS and Parcel Search
Larimer County Property Search

Genealogy Records

Genealogy Records for the state of Colorado

Public Libraries

We have compiled a list of 10 public libraries in the state of Colorado

# Name Address Zipcode Phone
1 Aguilar Public Library 146 W. Main Street, Aguilar, Colorado 81020 719-941-4426
2 Akron Public Library 302 Main Ave, Akron, Colorado 80720 970-345-6818
3 Alamosa-Southern Peaks Public Library 423 4th St, Alamosa, Colorado 81101 719-589-6592
4 Southern Peaks Public Library 423 Fourth Street, Alamosa, Colorado 719-589-6592
5 Arvada Library 7525 W. 57th Avenue, Arvada, Colorado 303-403-5380
6 Standley Lake Library 8485 Kipling Street, Arvada, Colorado 303-456-0806
7 Pitkin County Library 120 N Mill Street, Aspen, Colorado 81611 970-429-1900
8 Northern Plains Public Library 216 2nd Street, Ault, Colorado 970-834-1259
9 Aurora Public Library 14949 East Alameda Parkway, Aurora, Colorado 80012 303-739-6600
10 Chambers Plaza Library 15057 Colfax Avenue, Aurora, Colorado 303-363-6115
See the full list

Phone Area Codes

303 - Denver, Colorado 719 - Colorado Springs, Colorado 720 - Denver, Colorado 970 - Ft Collins, Colorado