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 I am requesting information and assistance with the discovery of Sedgwick County resources.

Information on the following resources would be greatly welcomed: county records (births, deaths, marriages, wills, deeds, etc), local libraries (history books, genealogical records, etc), local newspapers (back issue files), local mortuaries (funeral records), cemetery locations, and cemetery listings.

In addition, anyone with access to any of these county resources, and who is willing to volunteer to assist with searching these records in response to researcher queries, please contact me. Your assistance would be gratefully welcomed. 


Sedgwick County Addresses

Sedgwick County Courthouse
315 Cedar Street
Julesburg, CO 80737

Sedgwick County Library
320 Cedar Street
Julesburg, CO 80737

Julesburg Advocate (newspaper)
100 Cedar Street
Julesburg, CO 80737-1520

The Journal Advocate (newspaper)
504 North Third Street,
P.O. Box 1272,
Sterling, CO. 80751

Phone: (970) 522-1990
Fax: (970) 522-2320

Vital Records available for Sedgwick County

Birth/Death Records from 1910
Marriage/Divorce Records from 1889
Land Records from 1889
Probate/Court Records from 1888


Sedgwick County Courthouse
315 Cedar Street
Julesburg, CO 80737-1537
(970) 474-3627
Please note that county employees can not do records searches. Researchers are welcome to visit and search the records. Information courtesy of the County Clerk's Office, Sedgwick County

Birth Certificates from 1910
Death Certificates from 1910
(some counties from before 1910)
Copy Costs -- (US$)15 (first copy)
(US$)6 additional copies, same record. Please note that prices can change without notice.

Department of Health
Vital Records
4300 Cherry Creek Dr. South
Denver, CO 80222-1530

The Vital Records section of the Colorado Department of Health and Environment web address has changed to 

The new page provides entry to the on-line marriage/divorce database, the on-line order form for birth and death certificates and general information for folks wanting data from Vital Records.

Austin Funeral Home

310 W 5 JULESBURG CO 80737-1424

(970) 474-3361


Census Data Sources

The  Census for Sedgwick county is now on line. A great deal of thanks goes to those that volunteer to do this work.

There are other sources for viewing the microfilms containing Federal Census data: the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the LDS (Mormon) Church Family History Centers (FHC). The Colorado State Historical Society has the films of the State Censuses. In addition, state and local historical or genealogical societies may have some of these films.

NARA regional offices have available the Federal censuses from 1790-1920 (most of 1890 was lost in a fire), as well as many other Federal records. In addition, the NARA regional office in Denver also contains many other Colorado specific records. The address of the NARA offices is:

Family History Centers will contain varying amounts of census microfilm and other records. They should all have (on microfiche or computer) the index of publications available from their main archives in Salt Lake City. Only those FHCs in the larger cities may have extensive permanent files, but all can request (for a small fee) microfilm and microfiche copies for your research. They do not loan books from the archives, but if the books have been filmed, you can request those films. Many local FHCs may also contain donated books and other records of historical or genealogical interest, some will have the Colorado state census records also.

Family History Centers nearest Sedgwick County can be found in Aurora, Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, Greeley, and Sterling. For addresses, consult telephone books in the appropriate city, or check the COGenWeb Colorado Resources Page.

Census Data Microfilm Numbers

(Weld County)
94 545594
(Weld County)
93 1254093
1900129 1240129
1910125 1374125
1920171 1820171
Census Bureau Data-- Population Totals
1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990
971 3,061 4,207 5,580 5,294 5,095 4,242 3,405 3,266 2,690


Sedgwick County cemetery locations

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