Difference between revisions of "Contra Costa County, California Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (add links to FHC's)
m (add links to FHC's)
Line 64: Line 64:
**Brentwood, California  
**Brentwood, California  
*[[Concord California Family History Center]]  
*[[Concord California Family History Center]]  
**Concord, California
**Concord, California
*[[Danville California Family History Center]]
**Danville, California
== Web Sites  ==
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 12:07, 25 July 2011

United States > California > Contra Costa County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Contra Costa County, California

Parent County

18 February 1850: Contra Costa County was created as an original county. County seat: Martinez [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Archives and and Libraries



Church History and Records

Court Records


Land and Property


Military History and Records


Probate Records


Vital Records

Contra Costa County maintains records of death certificates from 1905 to present. You can obtain an informational copy for a fee by mailing the Application for Death Record from the county clerk's website (http://www.ccclerkrec.us) with your payment. As with other counties, you only need to get the form notarized if you want a certified copy. Informational copies do not need a notary.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).