Artigas, Uruguay Genealogy

Guide to Artigas Department ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

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  • The department of Artigas was created on October 1, 1884.
  • The Artigas department has a population of approximately 73,000 people. [1]


The map below is of municipality boundaries as of 2009. (As of a law in 2009, the Uruguayan departments have been subdivided into municipalities.) Researching at municipal level before that time may not be relevant to your research.

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  • There are no online records for the Artigas department.


  • Cementerio Central de Artigas


  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Departamento de Artigas," in Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia, Visited September 2, 2018.