Auberry California Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The center is located in the foothill community of Prather, California, a 30 minute scenic drive above the cities of Fresno and Clovis. Helpful volunteers staff the center and are available to help you get started on or continue your genealogical research.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 29711 Auberry Rd, Prather, CA 93651 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-559-855-8863



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:9:00am-12:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:6:00pm-9:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday:9:00am-12:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays: Closed for 2 weeks at the end of the year:

  • Call in advance for holiday schedules

Center Resources


Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 8 Computers
One Microfilm reader
  • One Microfiche reader 
  • 2 printers 
  • Fast Internet Access 
  • Paid Subscriptions to Online Genealogical sites like, 19th Century British Library Newspapers,, The Genealogist, and more.


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