Arapahoe County, Colorado GenWeb

Arapahoe County Online Resources & Links

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Many of the links listed on this page are not part of the Arapahoe County COGenWeb and will require that you use your browser's "BACK" function.  If you know of additional sites that would be of interest to Arapahoe County visitors and researchers, please, send them to me

History & Etc. Biographies Cemetery Records
Maps Military Newspapers

History & Etc:

   1866 History of Denver with Business Directory

   Arapahoe County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936

   Arapahoe County, Poor Hospital Records 1895 - 1899

  Arapahoe County Register Properties
"Includes all properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the Colorado State Register of Historic Properties"

  National Archives & Records Administration (NARA) online genealogy pages.

  Bureau of Land Management--How to Search Family History in the BLM Records, or go straight to the search page:  Land Patent Search

  Census Online - Colorado

  History of Arapahoe County

   KOA850 a history of KOA radio station with photos.

  Littleton History, contains some Biographical sketches
The Government of Littleton from the Time of Incorporation, with a list of Mayors 1890-1990

   Rita's Colorado Clues

   The American Local History Network, Arapahoe County

   The Political Graveyard, Arapahoe County


   History of the City of Denver, Arapahoe County, and Colorado by O. L. Bakin & Nelson Millett, (Chicago, 1880), Every Name Index & List of Illustrations

   Milton Bell Case

   Caroline Nichols Churchill, the "Queen Bee"

   Elizabeth Piper Ensley

   Ophelia "Phe" Ann Heatley

   Ronald Lee Johnson

Cemetery Records:

   Arapahoe County Cemetery Photos
(Part of the Colorado Tombstone Photo Project)

   Byers Community Cemetery, Byers
(Part of the Colorado Tombstone Transcription Project)

   Fairmount Cemetery Records 1890-1906 (Plus)*, Denver
(Additional records can be found at Fairmount Tombstone Photos, a part of the Colorado Tombstone Photo Project)


   Colorado County Evolution, 1860-Present

   Arapahoe County Atlas - 1895

   Geo.F. Cram's 1899 Railroad Map of Arapahoe County

   Railroad Maps 1820-1900

   Township-Range Land Survey Map, includes Adams and Denver counties. If you know the Township & Range numbers for a parcel you can find its approximate location using this map--simply locate the Township number on the left side of the map and the Range number at the top or bottom. Each Township is six miles (sections) square and contains thirty-six sections.

   Colorado Digital Map Library

   Maps Available from Arapahoe County Development Services/Infrastructure Management, Mapping Division.

   Colorado Maps available from the USGS (United States Geological Survey)


   Colorado State Archives Military Records

   Littleton [CO] World War II Memorial
Memories of World War II (An Intergenerational Project Involving Teens and Veterans in Littleton, Colorado)

   World War II Casualties

   Spanish American War - First Colorado Volunteers
(Newspaper article)


   138 Year History of Colorado Newspapers with newspapers listed for each county and town along with the dates of publication.

   Aurora Sentinel
10730 E. Bethany Drive, Suite 304
Aurora, CO 80014
email: [email protected] or [email protected]

   SouthMetro News
Colorado Community Newspapers
2329 W. Main St.
Littleton, CO 80120
FAX us at: 303-794-1909
email: Contact Us
       Littleton Independent
       Highlands Ranch Herald
       Englewood Herald
       The Voice

   The I-70 Scout ("Searching for the news in Watkins, Bennett, Strasburg, Byers, Dear Trail & Agate")
P.O. Box 829
Strasburg, CO 80136
(303) 622-9796
email: Editor, Doug Claussen [email protected]

Come back often.  I will be adding more links as I find them.

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Arapahoe County Coordinator: Denise Wells 
Colorado State Coordinator: Sundee C. Maynez
Assistant State Coordinator:  Gail Meyer Kilgore

Copyright © 2003-2008 by Denise Wells, Arapahoe County GenWeb Coordinator   Copyright © 2003 by Sheila Hanna  Copyright © 2001-2003 by Leona L. Gustafson, previous County Coordinator     Copyright © 1999, 2000 by, Kelly Jensen-Mullins, previous County Coordinator     Copyright © 1998 by Mary Ann Hetrick, previous County Coordinator     COGenWeb Project logo created by Leroy Oldham     Background & graphics created especially for Arapahoe County COGenWeb Project by Kelly Jensen-Mullins © 1999, 2000, 2001     USGenWeb Project logo © USGenWeb Project and rights are limited to use on an official USGenWeb Project Page    

Information last updated on March 14, 2008.
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