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El Paso County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Coloado legislature on November 1, 1861. It was given the Spanish name of "the pass," referring to the Ute Pass west of Coloardo Springs. Part of its western territory was broken off to create Teller County in 1899. Originally based in Old Colorado City (now part of Colorado Springs, not today's Colorado City between Pueblo and Walsenburg), El Paso County's county seat was moved to Colorado Springs in 1873. (Wikipedia)

Cities, Towns and Populated Places
Alta Vista * Black Forest * Broadmoor * Buttes * Calhan * Cascade * Chipita Park * Cimarron Hills
Colorado Springs * Crystola * Duffield * Eastonville * Ellicott * Elsmere * Falcon * Fort Carson * Fountain
Glen Eyrie * Glen Park * Mountain Fells * Settlement * Henkel * Kelker * Knob Hill * La Foret
Manitou Springs * Midway * Minnehaha * Monument * Old Mountain View * Palmer Lake * Papeton
Peyton * Pikeview * Pine Crest * Ramah * Rock Creek Park * Roswell * Rush * Security * Skinners
Stratmoor * Stratton Meadows * Truckton * Wigwam * Woodmoor * Yoder

El Paso County, Colorado Data


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Census Records

County Records

County History

Death Records


Family Bibles

Marriages / Divorces


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Newspaper Items



Wills/Probate Records


October 2016 - Obits - 2 were added
September 2016 - 1904 -1905 Directory - added the rest of the A's
June 2016 - News - Crime - Boy Murderers Arraigned; Bio - Arthur Kiser
May 2016 - Obits - Ida Benson
Apr 2016 - Crime News - Jesse Hallar Shot; Obits - Joseph Straw; C. Lefhold; Bruce Walter - transcribed by J.S.
Mar 2016 - Directories - 1879-80 Manitou Directory; 1879-80 Colorado City Directory; Obits - Ida Oswald; Marriages - Liter & Black; 2 Crime News Articles
Mar 2015: Marriages: Sousea-Tafoyia; 
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