|ADAMS COUNTY, COLORADO HISTORY
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Adams County was originally part of Arapahoe County, as was Denver County. On November 15, 1902 Adams County was officially it's own county. The county seat of Adams County is Brighton. To help historians and genealogists, here are some addresses to help you in your research:
Adams County Courthouse
450 S. 4th avenue
Brighton, Colorado 80601
800-824-7842 (in state only)
Adams County Clerk and Recorder
450 South 4th Avenue
Brighton, Colorado 80601
Contact Adams County - http://www.co.adams.co.us/contact/index.html
Mary's families came to Colorado starting around 1875. The Thompson family homesteaded in what is now Adams County in 1882. This page will continue to grow as we post information we have on Adams County that will help everyone. Be sure to bookmark our page and come back for a visit every so often.
Be sure to visit our Colorado History Homepage, and our new Colorado General Resources.
November 1946 in Westminster! Lots of snow! They tell me it was above the fence lines by mid December! Photo provided by the Thompson Family.
Photo taken on 104th, just west of Federal about 1950. Looking west toward mountains. Photo provided by the Thompson Family.
We are in the middle of updating this site, so please be sure to keep coming back. At the moment, not all of our resource pages are linked.
|OUR ADAMS COUNTY RESOURCES||ADAMS
COUNTY RED CROSS
WESTMINSTER HOMEPAGE includes
COUNTY FAMILY PAGES
||ADAMS COUNTY FAMILY REGISTER||WESTMINSTER UNIVERSITY||TOWNS IN ADAMS COUNTY|
|LIBRARIES/MUSEUMS IN ADAMS COUNTY||HISTORICAL/GENEALOGY SOCIETIES||CEMETERIES IN ADAMS COUNTY||CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE|
|ARAPAHOE COUNTY MAP 1888|
|OFF SITE ADAMS COUNTY RESOURCES||ADAMS
Be sure to check out Leona's great Adams County site - several good sources!
|ADAMS RESOURCE PAGE at Rootsweb||ADAMS EXTENSION OFFICE
9755 Henderson Road, Brighton, CO 80601-8114
E-mail: email@example.com Phone: 303-637-8100 Fax: 303-637-8125
|BARR LAKE STATE PARK|
|ROCKY MOUNTAIN ARSENAL||COLORADO
Adams County Fair and Rodeo is at the fairgrounds in Henderson, Colorado
|ADAMS COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICE||ADAMS COUNTY COLORADO WORKFORCE AND BUSINESS CENTER|
|COLORADO STATE PARKS||NATIONAL PARKS in Colorado||ADAMS COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT||WINDSTAR FOUNDATION - founded by John Denver|
|NEW WEST NEWS||
ADAMS CO HISTORICAL SOCIETY
9601 Henderson Rd.
Brighton, CO 80601
Open Hours: Tues through Sat - 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
|ADAMS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS - from the Colo State Archives|
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