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Chaffee County, CO Public Records

Combined Court
PO Box 279
Salida, CO 81201 www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Cou...
Hours: 8AM-5PM MST
P: 719-539-2561, 719-539-6031
F: 719-539-6281
Couriers: 142 Crestone Ave
Salida, CO 81201
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Domestic, Traffic, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed, juvenile, mental health or expunged cases released
This court combined in 2002; formerly two courts: one county court, one district court. Probate fax is same as main fax number.

Chaffee County, CO Vital Records

Contact the Chaffee County Office of the County Clerk & Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Chaffee County
County Clerk & Recorder
104 Crestone Ave
Salida, CO 81201 http://www.chaffeecountyclerk.org/
8AM-4PM Recording; 8AM-5PM Researching MST
Phone: 719-539-4004
Fax: 719-539-8588
Recorded Documents

Chaffee County Vital Certificates

Chaffee County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Chaffee County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,013.45 sq mi
Population (2009): 17,156
  • Females: 47.2%
  • White: 95.3%
  • Black/African American: 1.7%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 9.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 86.7%
Population Change (2000-2009): 914
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 8.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 88.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 24.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.26
Housing Units (2000): 8,392
Homeownership Rate (2000): 73.4%
Migration Flow to Chaffee County, CO from (2007-2008):

Chaffee County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $271,358
  • Construction: $34,526
  • Retail Trade: $32,844
  • Professional and Technical Services: $15,984
  • Healthcare: $17,936
  • Banking: $14,134
  • Retail Trade: $32,844
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $19,095
  • Manufacturing: $4,089
  • Farms: $-3,591
  • Government: $75,757
Employed (2000): 6,805
Unemployed (2000): 337
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $29,453
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,117
Local Government Revenue (2007): $56,228 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $25,118 (thou. dol.)

Chaffee County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 132
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.8
Deaths (2007): 162
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.6

Chaffee County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 19
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 15
Property Crimes (2008): 283
  • Burglary: 71
  • Larceny-Theft: 203
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 9

Chaffee County Genealogy Records