Bakersfield California East 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.

T'here are three Family History Centers in the Bakersfield area. Ours is located on the East side of Bakersfield. 

Location & Map: Address:'''5600 Pamorama Blvd. Bakersfield California 

Enter: From the parking lot on the West side of the building.

Phone: 661-872-5683


'Open Hours:  'W-Th 10am-6:00pm 

Holiday Schedule: For 2013: Closed two weeks in August, the week of the 5th and the week of the 12th. Closed one week for Thanksgiving, the week of the 25th. We will be closed two weeks for Christmas, the week of the 23rd and the week of the 30th.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Something New!!!!!   

We now have FamilyTree on the internet. You can access this site at our center, or at your home. You can get on this site at You will need to sign in. If you do not yet have a user name and password, you can sign up at the same web page. On this site you can search millions of names. You can add to these names or even edit incorrect data. Also at this site you can search millions of records that are being scanned into the internet every day from the records housed in Salt Lake. Everything on the web site is availabel FREE of charge. 

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: We can help the patron find the records they need for their research that are found on films or fiche from the Catalog.  The patron then orders the films or fiche through the new "Online Film Ordering Program" mainly from their home.
  • We have a large collection of Mexico records.  We have the Indian Dawes Final Rolls.  We also have the microfilms of the "Germans From Russia".  We have a good collection of "Quaker Records".
  • 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
  •  In our Center we have 8 Computers with 3 printers. All having access to the Internet with all of the Churchs' programs and free We have 7 microfilm readers and one microfiche reader.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Volunteer at the Center

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