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Mineral County Colorado
History and Genealogy


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County Information
Founded March 27, 1893
from parts of Hinsdale, Rio Grande, and Saguache Counties


The second least populous of the 64 counties, the county was named for the many valuable minerals found in the mountains and streams of the area. The county population was 712 at 2010 census. The county seat and the only municipality in the county is the Town of Creede.


Cities, Towns and Other Communities

* Spar City * Wagon Wheel Gap * Creede

Online Data

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates
Aug 2013: bios for SLOAN, WILDER, WASON, STONE, SHELLABARGER; WW2 Casualties
May 2014: WW2 Enlistments; added to cemeteries list; Wason Cemetery transcription; County History, Miscellaneous Data (3 images); Newspaper Gleanings; Marriages; 
1940 Census 40-4;  Creede Cementery transciption; Old Age Pension Records; 1940 Census 40-2; BLM Land Patents; Bios for  Webber, Weele; Birth announcements for  Schoonover, Snideman, Stone, Powell, Perry, Weltz, Wintz; Stone/Marshall marriage; 1940 Census 40-1; 1940 Census 40-3; Teacher Record/Experience Cards 1917-1956 (Misc Data);
June 2014: Iraqi Freedom war casualties;




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