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Yuma County

Founded  March 15, 1889
Seat:  Wray
Largest city:  Yuma
Marker located at 3-corners of Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas

The point where the Arikaree River flows out of Yuma County and into Cheyenne County, Kansas is the lowest point in the State of Colorado at 3,315 feet elevation.
This crossing point holds the distinction of being the highest low point of any U. S. state.

Cities, Towns and Other Populated Areas
Wray * Yuma * Eckley * Hale * Idalia * Joes * Kirk * Laird * Vernon

Yuma County, Colorado Data


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Census Records


County History

Death Records    

Governing History

Marriages / Divorces


Miscellaneous Data

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School Records

Wills/Probate Records


August 2016: Obits - 5 were added
Mar 2015: Military Records: Headstone Application - John Albert Cline
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Phillips County, Colorado - north
Chase County, Nebraska - northeast
Cheyenne County, Kansas - east
Dundy County, Nebraska - east
Kit Carson County, Colorado - south
Washington County, Colorado - west
Logan County, Colorado - northwest
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