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Yuma Arizona 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.


Visit The Yuma Family History Center and learn how to access millions of genealogical records from all over the world using on-site resources. The Yuma Family History Center has a large collection of extended loan films. We also have multiple books about many countries and all states, a collection of immigration books, Native American records, and historical records of Arizona and Yuma County.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location & Map:

Address: 4300 West 16th Street, Yuma, Arizona 85364, United States

The Yuma Family History Center is located on 16th Street, just west of Avenue C. The center occupies two rooms at the rear of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. For your convenience, park on the north side of the church and ring the bell at the northwest entrance of the church

Open Hours: Summer Hours: April through October - The Center is closed until further notice[edit | edit source]

  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm & 6:30 - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Winter Hours: November through March - The Center is closed until further notice[edit | edit source]

  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Closed Sunday and Monday

Closed for the full month of July

The center will be closed on the following dates:

November 26 - 30

December 16 - January 1


Calendar and Events:[edit | edit source]

ANNUAL YUMA FAMILY HISTORY DISCOVERY DAY/SEMINAR[edit | edit source]

Saturday January 16, 2021[edit | edit source]

Weekday Webinars 2019-2020 (Wednesday from 1:00 to 3:00 pm) Cancelled until 2021[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Basic Reference Materials:

Genealogical Guidebooks

Maps and Gazetteers

State and Country Research Guides

  • 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


Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Our Center is staffed by volunteers who understand the basic principles of family history research.

They can guide you in using the Family History Center's resources and equipment and can suggest

local libraries, archives, and societies that also provide genealogical and historical information.


Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Genealogical Society of Yuma Arizona

Arizona Historical Society


Links[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

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