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In June 1850, this area was part of Iron County, Utah
In June 1860, it was part of Iron and Washington Counties, Utah
1870 through 1885 it was part of Conejos County, Colorado
Archuleta County was created by the Colorado legislature on April 14, 1885 out of western Conejos County

Below is a map of Conejos County in 1883, which includes the current day Archuleta County
1883 Archuleta County Map

It was named in honor of Antonio D. Archuleta, who was the Senator from Conejos County at the time.
The county seat and th eonly municipality in the county is the town of Pagosa Springs.
Archuleta County Map

*Arboles (unincorporated town)
*Pagosa Springs
*Chimney Rock (unincorporated community)
*Chromo (unincorporated town)
*Juanita (ghost town)

Archuleta County, Colorado Data


Birth Records


Census Records

County Records

County History

Death Records


Family Bibles

Marriages / Divorces


Miscellaneous Data and Books

Newspaper Items


Representative Women of Colorado


Wills/Probate Records


December 2017 - Marriage Announcement
July 2017: Birth Announcements were added
September 2016 : Census - 1900 Census
June 2016: Cemeteries - Hill Top Cemetery; Buried Local Cem; Pagosa Springs Location Unknown; Death Records were added ; Fort Lewis Cemetery ; Pioneer Cemetery & Brief History of County. 32 Cemeteries were also added & 4 sets of death records were added
Apr 2016: School News; Birthday Parties; Obits (4); and 3 Gossip/Visiting news
Mar 2016:  County History - County History was added which includes the first settlers; and officers; Obits 6 were added and updated Cemetery List. Added Boone to Hilltop Cemetery
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Mineral County - north
Rio Grande County - northeast
Conejos County - east
Rio Arriba County - south
San Juan County - southwest
La Plata County - west
Hinsdale County - northwest
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