Riverside County, California Genealogy

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United States  > California > Riverside County

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County Courthouse 

Riverside Hall of Justice
4100 Main Street, Riverside, Ca. 92501

Riverside Historic Courthouse

4050 Main Street, Riverside, Ca. 92501

Historical Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Riverside County, California

Parent Counties

11 March 1893: Riverside County was created from San Bernardino and San Diego Counties. County seat: Riverside [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places 

Cities: Banning | Beaumont | Blythe | Calimesa | Canyon Lake | Cathedral City | Coachella | Corona | Desert Hot Springs | Eastvale | Hemet | Indian Wells | Indio | Jurupa Valley | La Quinta | Lake Elsinore | Menifee | Moreno Valley | Murrieta | Norco | Palm Desert | Palm Springs | Perris | Rancho Mirage | Riverside | San Jacinto | Temecula | Wildomar

Neighboring Counties


Archives and Libraries


Crestlawn Memorial Park, Riverside

Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Arlington
  • Blythe
  • Wlsinore
  • Hemet
  • Palm Springs
  • Riverside

= Court Records


Land and Property


Military History and Records


Probate Records


Vital Records

Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Anza California Family History Center

  • Anez, California
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Hemet Family History Library
425 North Kirby
Hemet, CA 92544
Website: Hemet Family History Center

Corona Public Library
650 S. Main Street
Corona, California 98992-3417


Corona Genealogical Society
Meets in the Corona Public Library

Hemet-San Jacinto Genealogical Society, Inc
P. O. Box 2516
Hemet, California 92546-2516

Genealogical Society of Riverside

 P. O. Box 2557
 Riverside, CA 92516-2557

 email:  gsor@gsor.org



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