Black Mountain Nevada 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 Black Mountain Family History Center serves patrons in the eastern area of Henderson.  It has microfilm readers and a microfiche reader. There are seven computers for the use of patrons and ongoing training classes.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 400 S. Water Street in Henderson, Nevada 89015
  • Enter at the back of the building.  There is a sign on the door indicating it is the entrance to the Family History Center.  There is a doorbell to the left of the door.
  • Location on Map

Phone: (702) 564-7531 during open hours


Open Hours:

  • Mon: 9-12:00 noon
  • Tues: 9-12:00 noon and 6-9:00 pm
  • Wed: 6-9:00 pm
  • Thur: 9-3:00 pm
  • Fri: 9-12:00 noon

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed major holidays
  • Open by appointment only, from Nov. 19-24 and from Dec. 17 through Jan. 7, 2013

Calendar and Events

MAY 5  FREE FAMILY HISTORY SEMINAR:  Our "Family History Quest" will start with check-in from 8:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. and our seminar begins at 8:30 A.M., at 400 S. Water Street in Henderson, NV.  There will be a variety of classes to choose from and a free light lunch.  To make sure we have sufficient food and handouts for everyone, please Email us at, with your name and the number attending in your group.  If you would like to receive a class schedule, when you Email us with the number in your group, request a class schedule and include the Email address you would like to have the schedule sent to.

FAMILY HISTORY TRAINING CLASSES:  We will soon be scheduling training classes.  If you would like to be kept informed of the date, time and topics to be presented, please Email us at with your name and Email address where you would like the training class schedule sent.

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: Patrons may order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog online from their own homes.

Databases and Software

  • Free access to:, Fold 3 (formerly Footnote), World Vital Records and others through the FHC Portal

Hardware and Equipment

  • To help individuals do their research we have 7 computers, microfilm readers and printers

Volunteer at the Center

We welcome genealogy enthusiasts who would like to share their expertise and/or time helping others.  Each shift is for three hours.