Denver County, Colorado Online Historical Directories

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The consolidated City and County of Denver was formed from Arapahoe County in 1902


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1860s - 1870s

Denver Business Directory, Wilhelm, 1866 - Free (Colorado State Archives)

Denver Business Directory, Wilhelm, 1866 - Free (GenealogyBug)
 - transcribed

Rocky Mountain Area Business and City Directories, Wallihan, 1871 - Free (Don's List)
- includes Black Hawk (page 335), Boulder (387), Burlington (394), Central City (343), Colorado City (413), Denver (261), Georgetown (375), Golden (319), Greeley (390), Idaho Springs (367), Kit Carson (411), Nevadaville (361), Pueblo (404), Trinidad (399), and more

Rocky Mountain Area Business and City Directories, Wallihan, 1871 - Free (Google Books)
- includes Black Hawk (page 335), Boulder (387), Burlington (394), Central City (343), Colorado City (413), Denver (261), Georgetown (375), Golden (319), Greeley (390), Idaho Springs (367), Kit Carson (411), Nevadaville (361), Pueblo (404), Trinidad (399), and more

Rocky Mountain Area Business and City Directories, Wallihan, 1871 - Free (Internet Archive)
- includes Black Hawk (page 335), Boulder (387), Burlington (394), Central City (343), Colorado City (413), Denver (261), Georgetown (375), Golden (319), Greeley (390), Idaho Springs (367), Kit Carson (411), Nevadaville (361), Pueblo (404), Trinidad (399), and more

Denver City Directory, Corbett, Hoye & Company, 1876 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett, Hoye & Company, 1876 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - surnames beginning with A-B, C-E, F-H, I-L, M-P, Q-S, T-Z

Denver City Directory, Corbett, Hoye & Company, 1877 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett, Hoye & Company, 1878
- $ (Ancestry)
 - incorrectly listed at Ancestry as 1879

Denver City Directory, Corbett, Hoye & Company, 1879 - $ (Ancestry)


1880s

Denver City Directory, Corbett, Hoye & Company, 1880 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett & Ballenger, 1881 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett & Ballenger, 1882 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett & Ballenger, 1883 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett & Ballenger, 1884 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett & Ballenger, 1885 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett & Ballenger, 1886 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett & Ballenger, 1887 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Corbett & Ballenger, 1888 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Ballenger & Richards, 1889 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1889 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Templeton surname only


1890s

Denver City Directory, Ballenger & Richards, 1890 - Free (Internet Archive)
 - incorrectly listed at the Internet Archive as 1889

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1890 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with McGowan and Templeton surnames only

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1891 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with McGowan and Templeton surnames only

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1892 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Templeton surname only

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1893
- Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Templeton surname only

Denver City Directory, Ballenger & Richards, 1894 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1894
- Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Templeton surname only

Denver City Directory, Ballenger & Richards, 1895 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1895
- Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with McGowan and Templeton surnames only

Denver City Directory, Ballenger & Richards, 1896 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1896 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with McGowan and Templeton surnames only
 - listings for pages with Wichmann surname only

Denver City Directory, Ballenger & Richards, 1897 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1897 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Templeton surname only

Denver City Directory, Ballenger & Richards, 1898 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Ballenger & Richards, 1899 - $ (Ancestry)


1900s - 1920s

Denver Medical Directory, unknown, 1902 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed

Colorado Business Directory, Gazetteer Publishing Company, 1911 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for Argo, Denver Mills, Globeville, Montclair, Overland, and University Park
 - listings for Denver; surnames beginning with A-B, C-D, E-F, G-I, J-L, M-O, P-R, S, T-V, W-Z

Denver City Directory, Ballenger & Richards, 1913 - Free (DistantCousin)

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1915 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Wichmann surname only

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1925 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Wichmann surname only


1930s - 1940s

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1930 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Wichmann surname only

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1932 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Wichmann surname only

Denver City Directory, unknown, 1933 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - transcribed
 - listings for pages with Wichmann surname only

Denver City Directory, Gazetteer Publishing & Printing, 1936 - $ (Ancestry)
 - starts on page 2001 with Silver State Company and goes to near the end of directory, at the beginning of the index

Denver City Directory, Gazetteer Publishing & Printing, 1937 - $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Gazetteer Publishing & Printing, 1939 - $ (Ancestry)
 - starts on page 917 with Fulsom, C. Burton and goes to near the end of directory, at the beginning of the index

Denver City Directory, Gazetteer Publishing & Printing, 1940
- $ (Ancestry)

Denver City Directory, Gazetteer Publishing & Printing, 1941
- $ (Ancestry)
 - starts on page 2001 with Singleton, Mona and goes to end of directory, then begins 1942 directory at image 182

Denver City Directory, Gazetteer Publishing & Printing, 1942 - $(Ancestry)
 - digitized with 1941 directory; 1942 directory begins at image 182; goes until page 1050 (Grable, John G)





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