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The city of Denver was, in the earliest years, located in
Arapahoe County.  By 1901 the people of the "Mile High City" believed that Denver should govern herself and they left Arapahoe County to form the "City and County of Denver."  In 1902 the state recognized Denver as a separate county.  In the one hundred three years since, Denver has spilled over into the surrounding counties and has fulfilled the dreams of her founders beyond their wildest expectations.  For a history and/or timeline of Denver see Denver History.
   
 

SEE Richard Eastman's article on the 1800s Denver Marriage and Real Estate Documents by the Denver Public Library.  "More than 100 volumes of marriage records and real estate transactions from Denver's frontier days are being... (more)

Another great resource to consider in the Denver Public Library's Western History and Genealogy Newsletter.  The current newsletter is located here, where you can also subscribe!
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Keeping you up-to-date on recent additions to the Denver County pages.

Fairmont Cemetery pages repaired and ready for your research!  See link under Cemeteries in the Index.  

Lookups - North High School 1915 Yearbook pdf uploaded by Leona and linked to.  Thanks, Leona!

Colorado Books - a new site brought to you by the Denver County coordinator.

 
 
 Obituary Index located at the Western History and Genealogy Division of the Denver Public Library.

   
 
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Welcome Wagon

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Denver Municipal Facts


Welcome to the Mile Hi
Welcome to the Mile High Queen City
of the Plains!
gh Queen City of !
I do not live in Colorado and am unable to do local research.  I love to hear from those who live in Denver and the surrounding area and welcome any contributions you would like to submit for others to see at this site.  Just sent me an email with your thoughts and ideas and how you might like to contribute.  Denver County Coordinator.  

 
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If you have any data, photos, etc., that you would like to see located within these pages, I would be glad to be of assistance. As you visit many county sites within the GenWeb project, you may come across ideas that you would like to see located here for Denver County researchers. Please feel free to let me know about that also. Your ideas, throughts, projects and data are always welcome.
 

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