Otero County Vital Records

Search Otero County CO vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Otero County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Otero County, CO. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Otero County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Otero County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Otero County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Fowler Town Clerk Fowler CO 200 S Main St 81039 719-263-4461

Otero County Clerk La Junta CO 13 West 3rd Street 81050 719-383-3020


Otero County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Otero County, CO. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Otero County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Otero County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Otero County Health Department Rocky Ford CO 811 South 13th Street 81067 719-254-5300

Otero County Health Department La Junta CO 13 West 3rd Street 81050 719-383-3040


Otero County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Otero County, CO. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Otero County vital records. Otero County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Otero County Marriage License La Junta CO 13 West 3rd Street 81050 719-383-3020


Otero County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Otero County, CO. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Otero County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Otero County Medical Examiner & Coroner La Junta CO PO Box 928 81050 719-384-5954


Otero County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Otero County, CO. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Otero County vital records. You can find Otero County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Manzanola Town Hall Manzanola CO 301 North Park Street 81058 719-462-5544

Rocky Ford City Hall Rocky Ford CO 203 South Main Street 81067 719-254-7414

Swink City Hall Swink CO 301 Columbia Avenue 81077 719-384-7155