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

Ouray County, Colorado Overview

Ouray County is located in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county was formed in 1877 and named after Ouray, a Ute Native American leader. The county seat is Ouray. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 4,557 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 542 square miles, of which 542 square miles is land and 0.6 square miles is water. Ouray County borders the following counties: Montrose County to the north; Gunnison County to the northeast; Hinsdale County to the southeast; San Juan County to the south; and San Miguel County to the southwest. Ouray County has only one zip code. The zip code is 81427.

Ouray County Clerk and Recorder Office Information

The clerk and recorder of the Chief Election Official of the county and is responsible for voter registration, printing and distributing ballots, notifying information about elections, and administering all kinds of elections in the county including all primary, general, and county elections. The clerk and recorder also issue marriage licenses, civil union licenses, birth and death certificates, and liquor licenses. The clerk and recorder is also responsible for motor vehicle registrations and titling and issuing license plates. The clerk and recorder is also the recorder of deeds that maintains all real property records. The recording fee for has been fixed at $13.00 for the first page and $5.00 for each additional page for deeds, deed of trusts, mortgages and most other legal documents.

To see the complete recording fee chart, visit the following link

The mailing address of Ouray County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is:

P.O. Box C
Ouray, CO 81427

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

541 Fourth St.
Ouray, CO 81427
Phone: (970) 325-4961
Fax: (970) 325-0452
Email: mnauer@ouraycountyco.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Michelle Nauer is the Ouray County Clerk and Recorder. She may be contacted at (970) 325-4961 or emailed at mnauer@ouraycountyco.gov

Ouray County Assessor Office Information

The Ouray County Assessor’s Office is responsible for discovering, listing, and valuing all real and personal property in the county for property tax purposes. It is the responsibility of the assessor to reappraise all real property every two years. Taxpayers should inform the assessor if there has been a change in their addresses. Though the Ouray County Assessor’s Office is responsible for the valuation of all properties within the county, it does not have the authority to set taxes. The County Treasurer is responsible for tax levies and collecting them.

Susie Mayfield is the Ouray County Assessor. He may be contacted at 970-325-4371 or emailed at smayfield@ouraycountyco.gov

The physical address of the Ouray County Assessor’s Office is:

421 Sixth Ave.
P.O. Box 665
Ouray, CO 81427
Phone: 970-325-4371
Fax: 970-325-4611
Email: smayfield@ouraycountyco.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ouray, CO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20095,753
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009143
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009156
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009869
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009202
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,219
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009316
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009185
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009188
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009230
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009472
Ouray County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Ouray 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:Ouray County Marriage License
Location:Po Box C – 541 4Th Street, Ouray, Colorado, 81427
Phone:970-325-4961

Ouray County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 541 4th St, Ouray, CO 81427, United States
Phone: 970-325-4961

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