Douglas County Genealogy Tools
Douglas County was one of the original counties of the Kansas and Colorado Territories. Settlement of the area started with the Colorado Gold Rush of 1859. Here are a list of links that could help you with your Douglas County genealogy research.
Guide to Genealogical Resources at the Douglas County Libraries (by Deena Coutant)
Database of Douglas County Genealogy created by History Research Center Staff
Staff and volunteers have created a database of names appearing in our biography files, and it's searchable!
Search or Browse the Colorado Historic Newspapers
Titles from Douglas County include: Castle Rock Journal 1881-1908 ; Record Journal of Douglas County 1908-1952 ; Douglas County News 1952-1966
Find your ancestors in the homestead records
Douglas County Libraries' databases with AncestryPlus and World Vital Records
Douglas County news-press obituary / death index : Jan. 1, 1984-Dec. 31, 1993