Madera 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.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 2112 Sunset Avenue, Madera, CA, 93637 United States
  • Family History Center entrance is at the northeast door.
  • If the doors are locked please ring the door bell located on the brick wall to the left.
  • Language:English


  • 1-559-661-7700



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 7:00PM-8:30PM (Spanish)
  • Wednesday:10:00AM-1:00PM (English)
  • Wednesday: 7:00PM-8:30PM (English)
  • Please make an appointment for any other time not listed by sending an email to

Holiday Schedule: Closed on Federal Holidays and other major holidays. 

Closed the week of Thanksgiving Day.

Closed the week of Christmas Day.

Closed the week of New Years Day.

Calendar and Events

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; including:

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computers, Printer, Scanner, Photo-copy

Center Services

  • One on one training is available to learn how to use FamilySearch Family Tree.
  • FamilySearch Indexing assistance 

Resources in the Local Area

Madera County Historical Society

Madera County Library


  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

BYU Family History Library

Volunteer at the Center