Center Resources

 Montrose Genealogy Center Resources

 Below is a list of the resources in our collection. Most are in print, some are online and some are on CD/DVD. Depending on availability and space, we also collect similar types of sources for the state of Colorado, and the counties of Delta,  Gunnison, Hinsdale,Ouray, San Juan and San Miguel.

Library Shelf List Indexed

Cemetery Records


  •  1885 State Census for Montrose County
  •  All censuses available on, Heritage Quest Online & Genweb

  Deaths for Montrose County

  •  Montrose Deaths in newspapers 1882-1919
  •  Montrose Deaths 1882-1996 Card File

Funeral Home Records

  •  1902+  (We are continuing to add to these records)

 Marriage Records

 Miscellaneous Records

  •  City Directories for Montrose County
  •  Periodicals-historical and genealogical for Colorado
  •  Family Histories
  •  Pamphlet File-mainly for Montrose County
  •  Surname File-Mainly for Montrose County
  •  Bits and Pieces; a history of Olathe, Colorado
  •  Where Apple Was King- a history of Montrose County

 Military Records

  •  World War I Draft Registration information for Montrose County


Montrose Enterprise

  • 1899-1904, Oct 1921-May 1922

 Montrose (Weekly) Press

  •  1903-1906, 1908-1909, 1911, 1918-1920

 Montrose Daily Press

  •  1910-1913, Jan 1914-Jun 1914, Jul 1915-Dec 1915, 1916-Jun 1918, Jan 1919-Jun 1919, 1920-Jun 1924, 1926, 1928-1930, 1932-1939

 Olathe Criterion

  •  1905-1973


  •  Montrose County 2000-current

Quarterly  Publications

  •  Table of Contents for “Uncompahgre Valley Chronicle” Quarterly

 Yearbooks, Historical 1907-

  •  Montrose County: Montrose High School, Olathe High School, Centennial Middle School, Columbine Middle School, Ouray County: Ridgway School