San Diego California FamilySearch Library

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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.

4195 Camino Del Rio South,

San Diego, CA 92108
619-584-7668 Email:
Director, R. Edwin Jones

Hours and Holidays
Center Resources
Research Collection


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Getting Started
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Class Schedules
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Introduction to Research
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Computer Training Courses
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Forms and Aids
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Research Help
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What to Bring to the Center
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Order Microfilm/Fiche

Hours and Holidays

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
CLOSED Sunday and Monday
Closed holidays in 2012: April 7 , July 4, October 6
November 22-26, December 22, 2012 to January 3, 2013.


In San Diego at 4195 Camino Del Rio South on the east side
of the building with ample free parking. We are located across
the street from the Penske Truck Rental Center.

For Google map, click here
GPS location: 32.777407,-117.103357

Buses: For San Diego MTS public transport Route 18, click here.
The bus stop is at 4141 Camino Del Rio South, about 225
feet west of the Church parking lot.

Research Assets

On Site
• 38000 Microfilm roll
• 76000 Microfiche s
• 11,000 books, magazines & Publications
• 420 compac discs (Cds)

SLC FHC Access via on-line ordering system
• 2.4 Million Microfilm rolls
• 742,000 Microfiche

On-site Premium Internet Access
• Ancestral File database of more than 36 million names linked into families.
• International Genealogical Index (IGI) contains approx 600 million names
• IGI Extraction Addendum: More than 125 million names extracted from original birth, death, marriage and christening records worldwide.
• Pedigree Resource Database contains more than 80 million patron submitted names linked into families

Patron Resources

• 36 computers
• 11 Microfilm Readers
• 3 Microfiche Readers
• 2 microfilm/fiche Printers
• 2 Digital Microfilm/fiche Scanners
• 3 Multi-use printers & Copiers
• Orientation Research & Classroom Areas
• Paid Institutional connections to, plus other premium sites