Reno 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.

Welcome to the Reno Family History Center! No matter if you are new to genealogy, or a seasoned researcher, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help you on your exciting journey to unlock the past.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 4751 Neil Road, Reno, Nevada
  • Our center is located within the Neil Rd church; on the north west cornor of Neil Rd and Filbert.  Park on the west side of the parking lot and enter the building either through the west entrance closest to the street or the front west end entrance.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 775 826-1130


Open Hours:

  • Tues., Wed. and Thurs: 10:00am - 9:00pm

Holiday Schedule: Our center will be close Tues. Dec. 18, 2012 and reopen Wed. Jan. 2, 2013

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

Class Schedule: 

Every Wed. at 12:15 pm, we have a 15 minute intro classes

Every first Wed. at 1:00 pm, we offer a class on writing a life history; yours or someone else's.                                   

Staff Training Meetings:

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: 
  • Our center has some microfilm and microfiche that are on permanant to us.  And can help you order any microfilm or microfiche available. 
  • We have a large collection of books that cover Reno, Washoe county, and various countries throughout the world.
  • Our center also houses the Parkin collection of records from north western Nevada and parts of north eastern California. 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal:
  • We have FamilySearch, Family Tree, and FamilySearch Wiki
  • This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access, within the center, to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment 

           Our center has a copier, computers, printers, and both microfilm and microfiche readers for your use.

 Center Services 

Staff Research Specialties

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