Douglas County History Research Center
Start Your Research - Tools and information on how you can begin searching for your own Douglas County connections, whether they are people or places.
Naturalization and Immigration Records for Douglas County - A list of Douglas County immigrants from 1871 to 1938. Includes country of origin, date of naturalization, and page in the DCHRC's book so you can ask for a photocopy.
Databases and Links - Ancestry Plus and Heritage Quest available FREE in Douglas County Libraries! Also, links to Historic Newspapers Project, Rootsweb, and others.
Biography Files - [LARGE] A list of over 3000 biography files cataloged at the Philip S. Miller Library in Castle Rock. If you would like more information about any of the files listed, contact the DCHRC.
Douglas County Fair Books, 1891-1998 - An index of the program books produced by the Douglas County Fair. A good place to find advertising for businesses throughout Douglas County's early years.
Douglas County Censuses - Indexes to the 1870 and 1880 federal censuses, and information about searching for Douglas County residents and more via federal, state, and school censuses.
Business Directories - Lists of Douglas County Businesses, 1886-1888, information about finding more historical information on Douglas County Businesses.
Douglas County Schools Information - Graduates of Douglas County High School, 8th Grade Graduates from Douglas County, school censuses, and website about the history of Douglas County Schools.
Recommended Douglas County History Books - Recently (and not so recently) published books to start your research (including links to the DCL catalog.)
If you would like more information on sharing YOUR story, or would like to volunteer to help, call the DCHRC at (303) 688-7730.