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Colorado County Map


If you would like to volunteer to do lookups from local resources, please contact me.


Prowers County Clerk & Recorder
301 S. Main
County Building
Lamar, CO 81052
Phone: (719) 336-4337
Prowers County Government
Lamar Public Library
104 E. Parmenter
Lamar, CO 81052
Phone: (719) 336-4632
Lamar Public Library
Lamar Community College
2401 S. Main
Lamar, CO 81052
Phone: (719) 336-2248
Lamar Daily News
310 S. 5th Street
Lamar, CO 81052
Phone: 719-336-2266
Big Timbers Museum
(Prowers County Historical Society)
7515 U.S. Hwy 50
Lamar, CO 81052
Phone: (719) 336-2472
Prowers County Historical Society
Prowers County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 929
Lamar, Colorado 81052
Granada Town Clerk
109 E. Goff Avenue
Granada, CO 81041
Phone: (719) 336-5411
Holly City Clerk
302 S. Main
Holly, CO 81047
Phone: (719) 537-6622
Holly Library
119 E. Cheyenne
Holly, CO 81047
Phone: (719)-527-6650

Lamar High School


Mailing lists are available for PROWERS, BENT, AND KIOWA COUNTIES. If you are interested in subscribing to one or all, please click on the county(ies). All you have to do is type in "SUBSCRIBE" and the computer will take care of the rest!



Hallie Smeltz Martinson has cemetery and marriage books for Prowers County. Her email is

Vicky Eads lives in the area and also has several books at her disposal. She maybe reached at

Ruby Wilde at:

1. Southeast Colorado Cemetery Index published by the Prowers County Genealogical Society, 1994
2. Lamar Colorado 1886-1986 100 All American Years compiled by the Lamar Centennial History Committee
3. Prowers County, Colorado, A Prowers County History by Ava Betz, published by the Prowers County Historical Society 1986
4. Historical Sites, Prowers County Colorado 1976. A booklet of historical sites in Prowers County complied by the Centennial Committee. A brief history of 29 Prowers County Historical Sites.
5. Dedication Prowers County Building and Unveiling of the World War Veterans' Memorial, Prowers County, Colorado August 1, 1929. Lists the first officers of the County after the election held November 5, 1889. Lists the officers in 1929-1930 and provides information about the Prowers County building at the time of the 1929 dedication.
Also available, the Lamar Union High School yearbooks for 1952, 1953, 1954, and 1955.

Arlene Fegan has volunteered to do lookups at the FHC in Oregon.
You may contact Arlene at:


To help in your endeavors, here are a few links:


A 138-year History of Colorado Newspapers -CHECK THIS OUT! It contains lists of all newspapers published at one time or another in Colorado, as well as significant events in Colorado history.

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