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Archuleta County Colorado
History and Genealogy

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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, CO
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

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

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

Online Data


Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles


Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates
Oct 2014:
County History: Government:1909 County Officers

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