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 Cheyenne County, Colorado



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1870 U.S. Census - Greenwood County (Cheyenne County)

Census Roll M593-95, Pages 307A-313A (1-12,1). Cheyenne County was part of Greenwood County in 1870. Kit Carson was the county seat of Greenwood. Most of this census was taken in the vicinity of Kit Carson town.

1880 U.S. Census - Bent County (includes Cheyenne County area)

(Census Roll T9-88 - Bent and Census Roll T9-90 - Elbert). Cheyenne County did not exist yet. The area now in Cheyenne County was included in parts of Bent and Elbert Counties in 1880.
1880 US Census images for Bent County - includes the area which is now Kiowa County.
NOW available online, from S-K PUBLICATIONS - courtesy of Gary E. Kelly:
(Note: Cheyenne County area is in Enumeration district #21)

  • This census has not been transcribed at this time.

1890 U.S. Census - Cheyenne County

This census was taken the year after Cheyenne County was created. Unfortunately, nearly the entire 1890 census was destroyed by in a 1921 fire at the National Archives. Some portions, such as the 1890 Veterans schedules survived.

  • Not available, destroyed by fire in 1921.

**** The donation of the 1900-1910-1920 Cheyenne County, Colorado, Census images for permanent, free display in the USGenWeb Archives was made possible through the generosity of Gary E. Kelley (gkelley700@aol.com) and the permission of S-K Publications. These census images are copyrighted by S-K Publications and are not to be republished or redistributed without their permission. The images are also available on CD (in a higher-quality format that was reduced when they were converted to .GIF files for the Web) from S-K Publications, PO Box 8173, Wichita KS 67208-0173. You will find links to these below by year.

1900 U.S. Census - Cheyenne County

(Census Roll T623-121)

IMAGES: http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/cheyenne/census/1900/
ABOUT: http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/cheyenne/census/1900/0000read.htm

  • This census has not been transcribed at this time.

1910 U.S. Census - Cheyenne County

(Census Roll T624-112)

IMAGES: http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/cheyenne/census/1910/
ABOUT: http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/cheyenne/census/1910/0000read.htm

  • This census has not been transcribed at this time.

1920 U.S. Census - Cheyenne County

(Census Roll # T625-156)

IMAGES: http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/cheyenne/census/1920//
ABOUT: http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/cheyenne/census/1920/0000read.htm

  • Precinct #2 and #3. Covers portion of county including town of Cheyenne Wells. (Census Roll # T625-156, Pages 240A- )
  • Precinct #4. First View area. (Census Roll # T625-156, Pages 255A-258B )
  • Precinct #5. Kit Carson area. (Census Roll # T625-156, Pages 259A-268B )
  • Precinct #6. Wild Horse area. (Census Roll # T625-156, Pages 271B-275B)
  • Precinct #7. Aroya area. (Census Roll # T625-156, Pages 269A-271A )
  • Precinct #8. (Census Roll # T625-156, Pages 251A- 254A)

1930 U.S. Census - Cheyenne County

  • Now available to the public

 USGenWeb Census Project -

Volunteers are transcribing census data and making it available online.
the USGenWeb Census Project at http://www.usgwcensus.org/

Census Transcribers WANTED!

Anyone wanting to volunteer to transcribe U.S. Census data for Cheyenne County or any other county in Colorado should go to:

COGenWeb Census Project

Thanks, Karla Mahlberg, Cheyenne County Coordinator

Cheyenne County COGenWeb. CENSUS
Background graphic by Karla Mahlberg, Copyright
Karla Mahlberg, Copyright
URL: http://www.cogenweb.com/cheyenne/census.htm