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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
Oct 2014:
County History: Government:1909 County Officers

Previous Website Updates

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