Colorado Springs CO Archives

Find Colorado Springs, Colorado archives. Archives maintain vital, family, and genealogy records, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce records.


El Paso County Government Records Archive 5650 Industrial Place Colorado Springs CO 80916 719-520-6240


El Paso County Records Archive 200 South Cascade Avenue Colorado Springs CO 80903 719-520-6200

About Colorado Springs Archives

Colorado Springs Archives are collections of permanently valuable records that pertain to organizations, governments, or businesses in Colorado Springs, CO. Archived records include correspondence, reports, manuscripts, minutes, and other forms of documented evidence of past events. They can be used for research and analysis of past events, establishing or verifying legal claims, and preserving Colorado Springs history. A repository of Archives is typically housed in a building designated for that purpose. Colorado Springs Archives include museums, churches and other faith-based organizations, universities and colleges, businesses, and genealogical groups and societies.

You may contact the Archives for questions about:
  • Colorado Springs public records
  • Historical documents, directories, and photographs
  • Colorado Springs military records
  • Colorado historical records
  • Genealogy records in Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Public Records

The Colorado Springs government maintains Archives of Colorado Springs public records that are available upon request. These collections include records pertaining to the proceedings of and local government, as well as materials that serve to preserve the heritage and history of the locality. In addition to government records, they may contain directories, photographs of prominent individuals and places, Colorado Springs military records, maps, and collections from schools, civic organizations, labor unions, and businesses. Colorado Springs Archives may be a component of the Colorado Springs Public Library or they may be managed by a local Colorado Springs historical society. These Colorado Springs public records are useful to family researchers and genealogists.

Colorado Archival Records

The Colorado Archives contains historical records of the Colorado government and records collected from Colorado Springs governments. State Archives essentially include documents connected with the political history and past administrations of CO government. In addition to serving as a repository for permanent state government records, the Colorado State Archives preserves materials that document Colorado's history.

National Archives

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) maintains documents and materials created by the U.S. government, including Colorado Springs public records, that are deemed to have an ongoing value. NARA has material at locations in seventeen states. In addition to maintaining archived records, NARA offers educational programs and workshops for the public on how to make use of archived records. Although not strictly considered Archives, NARA also manages the Federal Records Centers, the National Personnel Records Center, the Federal Register, and the presidential libraries.