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Rio Grande County
Founded  February 10, 1874 from parts of Conejos and Costilla counties
Seat: Del Norte
Largest city  Monte Vista
The county is named for the Rio Grande (Spanish language for "Big River") which flows through the county

Cities, Towns and Other Populated Areas
Center * Del Norte * Monte Vista * South Fork

Rio Grande County, Colorado Data


Representative Women of Colo.

Birth Records


Census Records


County History

County Records

Death Records


Marriages / Divorces


Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Items


School Records

Wills/Probate Records


March 2018 - Obits - 2 were added
November 2016 - News Articles - 3 Fires/Accidents added
May 2016 - Obits - Frank Moody
Mar 2016: Obits - 19 were added; Marriages & Births were also added
Oct 2014: County History: Government: 1909 County Officers
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Saguache County, Colorado - north
Alamosa County, Colorado - east
Conejos County, Colorado - south
Archuleta County, Colorado - southwest
Mineral County, Colorado - west
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