Below you will find a list of online resources focused on helping anyone researching Colorado City and its residents. This list will be updated as more information becomes available online. Most of these sources are free to use, but any requiring subscriptions are marked "$$$". If you have any questions or need help with any of the resources on this page, don't hesitate to send us an email. Also let us know of any helpful sites you use!
*RESEARCH TIP* Denver and Cripple Creek newspapers often reported on Colorado City events and people.
*RESEARCH TIP* Click HERE for a key to decipher markings on Sanborn Maps
*RESEARCH TIP* Until 1905, city directories were separated into Colorado Springs, Manitou, and Colorado City sections. The Colorado City section can be found towards the end of the directory. 1896 and 1898 directories do not include many Colorado city businesses and residents.
Colorado State Archives free searchable index
El Paso County Tax Records 1877-1899 requires free FamilySearch account (scroll down and click camera icon to view records)