Death Records and Death Certificates in Colorado

Colorado Death Records

The population of Colorado was recorded 5,758,736 as of 2019, a 14.51% increase since the 2010 United States Census. According to the 2010 United States Census, racial composition of the state’s population was 81.3% White American (70.0% Non-Hispanic White, 11.3% Hispanic white), 7.2% some other race, 4.0% black or African American, 3.4% multiracial American, 2.8% Asian American, 1.1% American Indian and Alaska native, and 0.1% native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander.

This page is created to provide genealogists and researchers an ultimate guide to the state of Colorado death records. Use the links and the tips below for Colorado death records, certificates, online tools and databases. Additional information on how to obtain Colorado death certificates is available below.

How to Find a Death Record in Colorado

Colorado death records search

This webpage gives you access to all of the online databases containing Colorado death records, Colorado death certificates, Colorado death notices, Colorado death indexes, and other related Colorado genealogy records.

Colorado death records free

Below are some of the most comprehensive resource for death records in Colorado.

Colorado Death Index

Colorado death records database

Links to Colorado death and burial indexes and databases are as below:

Colorado social security death index

The Social Security Death Index contains information on millions of deceased individuals in Colorado with social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Try the links below to search the index:

Public Death Record Colorado

In addition to the indexes and databases above, there are some other resources that gives to almost the same or might even more information about a deceased individual. Here are some to check out:

Colorado Death Certificates

How to get a death certificate in Colorado

Vital Records Statewide registration of births and deaths was attempted in 1875, though compliance was sporadic. Successful implementation began in 1910 for births and 1900 for deaths. Most marriage records are still maintained by individual county clerks. For births after 1910, deaths after 1900, marriages 1900-1939/1975-present and divorces 1900-1939/1968-present write:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Vital Records
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80222-1530
Tel: 303-756-4464 Fax: 303-782-5576

Colorado death certificates online

Use the links below to get death certificates and vital records in Colorado.

Colorado Death Notices

Check local newspapers and local online news websites which frequently publish notices. Use the link below for more information on Colorado news agencies.

Colorado counties for death record research

  • Adams County
  • Alamosa County
  • Arapahoe County
  • Archuleta County
  • Baca County
  • Bent County
  • Boulder County
  • Broomfield County
  • Chaffee County
  • Cheyenne County
  • Clear Creek County
  • Conejos County
  • Costilla County
  • Crowley County
  • Custer County
  • Delta County
  • Denver County
  • Dolores County
  • Douglas County
  • Eagle County
  • El Paso County
  • Elbert County
  • Fremont County
  • Garfield County
  • Gilpin County
  • Grand County
  • Gunnison County
  • Hinsdale County
  • Huerfano County
  • Jackson County
  • Jefferson County
  • Kiowa County
  • Kit Carson County
  • La Plata County
  • Lake County
  • Larimer County
  • Las Animas County
  • Lincoln County
  • Logan County
  • Mesa County
  • Mineral County
  • Moffat County
  • Montezuma County
  • Montrose County
  • Morgan County
  • Otero County
  • Ouray County
  • Park County
  • Phillips County
  • Pitkin County
  • Prowers County
  • Pueblo County
  • Rio Blanco County
  • Rio Grande County
  • Routt County
  • Saguache County
  • San Juan County
  • San Miguel County
  • Sedgwick County
  • Summit County
  • Teller County
  • Washington County
  • Weld County
  • Yuma County