Lookup Public Records in Chaffee CountyColorado. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Chaffee County, Colorado Overview

Chaffee County is located in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county was formed in 1879 and named in honor of Jerome Bunty Chaffee, one of Colorado’s first two U.S. Senators from 1876 to 1879. The county seat is Salida. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 18,510 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,015 square miles, of which 1,013 square miles is land and 1.6 square miles is water. Chaffee County borders the following counties: Lake County to the north; Park County to the northeast; Fremont County to the southeast; Saguache County to the south; Gunnison County to the west; and Pitkin County to the northwest. Chaffee County has six zip codes. The zip codes of Chaffee County are 81211, 80449, 81227, 81236, 81242, and 81201. The most populated zip code is 81201.

Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

The responsibilities of Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder’s Office are titling and registering motor vehicles, recording legal documents, issuing marriage licenses, liquor licenses, hunting licenses, etc. The County Clerk and Recorder Office also play a vital role during elections such as administering elections, registering voters, updating voter lists, and so on. The Recording Department of the County Clerk and Recorder’s Office process all document for recording as public records. As of January 1, 2017, the recording fee has been set at $13.00 for the first page and $5 for each additional page for all recorded documents.

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The physical address of Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is:

104 Crestone
P.O. Box 699
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: 719-539-4004
Fax: 719-539-8588
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lori Mitchell is the Clerk and Recorder of Chaffee County, Colorado. Lori Mitchell can be called at 719-539-4004 or emailed at lmitchell@chaffeecounty.org

Chaffee County Assessor Information

The Assessor is responsible for valuing all properties in the county, which includes residential, industrial and commercial properties, mining lands, agricultural land, mobile homes, and commercial personal property. The task is performed for property tax purposes. The information is maintained in the assessor’s database, which can be accessed online.

Brenda J. Mosby is the Chaffee County Assessor. She can be contacted at 719.539.4016 or emailed at mosbychaffee@outlook.com

The physical address of the Chaffee County Assessor’s office is:

104 Crestone Avenue
P.O. Box 699
Salida, CO 81201
Phone: 719.539.4016
Fax: 719.539.8513
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Chaffee County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Chaffee County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage and rights of married women; Colorado Marital Agreement Act – Title 14, Article 2, Part 3 and Marriage and rights of married women; Uniform Marriage Act – Title 14, Article 2, Part 1
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Chaffee County Marriage License
Location:104 Crestone P.O. Box 699, Salida, Colorado, 81201

Chaffee County clerk
County Government Office

Address: 104 Crestone P.O. Box 699 , Salida, CO 81201
Phone: 719-539-4004

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 11:29pm
Today Clerk Lori participated in the National Election Cyber Exercise Tabletop. Colorado Election Officials are constantly working to grow our knowledge through the sharing of best practices and working through realistic scenarios. #FactsAreBetter https://t.co/RbSexqbBvx
Sunday, December 6th, 2020 at 2:00pm
Our Salida MotorV office will be closed for reno the week of Dec 14th. Vehicle transactions will be processed with slight delay as we process them in BV https://t.co/vwe1WYo0X5 by completing all MV renewals online, by mail, or drop box. For title work leave message at 539-4004.
Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 at 10:41pm
NO DOUBLE DIPPING- Unaffiliated voters, you received 2 ballots, one for the Dem Primary and one for the Rep Primary. Only vote on one ballot and return one. Only vote in one primary. If you double dip, like George Costanza, your votes will not count. Questions? Call 530-5404 https://t.co/4PV3vGGezz
Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 at 3:51pm
FACT CHECK: 17-year-olds can now vote in the March 3rd Presidential Primary and the June 30th Primary if they turn 18 on or before November 3rd, 2020. 17-year-olds can register or check their registration at https://t.co/F4BqOKgrAj. https://t.co/aGFN3JwLOu
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 12:25pm
Make your ballot a Thursday Ballot. Come vote today. @ Chaffee County Courthouse https://t.co/DrFl5E69T0
Monday, October 30th, 2017 at 1:22pm
It’s a Ballot Monday! Drop your ballot in Salida or Buena Vista. Today is the last day we can… https://t.co/5f9onrVkh0

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