Costilla County, Colorado Resources

 

Ghostseekers Searchable Indices for Colorado
This contains a big list of early San Luis Valley Residents!
Costilla County Clerk
P.O. Box 100
San Luis, CO 81152
(719) 672-3681
Fax (719) 672-3962
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1853, Clerk of the District Court has divorce, probate and civil court records
Costilla County Public Library
380 Main
San Luis, CO 81152
(719) 672-3309
 
San Luis Valley Historical Society
PO Box 982
Alamosa, CO 81101
(719) 589-9217
They cover Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande and Saguache Counties.
Adams State College Library
Adams State College
Alamosa, CO 81101
 
Valley Courier Newspaper
serves the San Luis Valley
They have obituaries in their archives from January 2000 to current.
Costilla County Free Press Newspaper
120 Main
San Luis, CO 81152
Phone: (719) 672-3764
 
National Society of Hispanic Genealogy
P.O. Box 48147
Denver, CO 80204
They have a searchable surname list and lots of nice links.
Olibama Lopez Tushar Hispanic Research Center (OLTHRC)
MSC #237
6677 W Colfax Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80214-1896
 
Taos County, NM Baptisms 1701 - 1726 & 1777
The History of Hooper Town
by Melvin McAllister
<melmac@cybersurfers.net >
Hooper was a railroad town in Costilla County until 1913 when it was split off into Alamosa County.

  Melvin has just finished a history of this book which he is selling. It contains 200 pages plus index. It has pictures of the town and people. Maps to help the reader and describes the area before Hooper and gives an excellent description of the agriculture and economic life after Hooper began. There is a very thorough history of each business, including oil, water and gas development of the area. 

It discusses the related towns as they affected Hooper. School history and the development of the school districts is given in detail. Church, lodge and local club histories are given. There are human interest stories. Profiles of prominent (and not so prominent) people are given. It contains census records, church records, vital statistics and cemetery records.



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