Santa Clara 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.

The Santa Clara California Family History Center is located in the heart of Silicon Valley and serves numerous communities. It houses a large collection of books, microfilm, and microfiche with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. It is also conveniently located close to the Santa Clara County Historical Society and the Santa Clara Main Public Library. 

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 875 Quince Avenue, Santa Clara, California
  • Entrance on the north side of the Church
  • Ample parking in front of the door
  • Wheelchair access available on request.  Please call ahead.
  • Map to Santa Clara California Family History Center   

Mailing Address:

  • P.O. Box 694, Santa Clara, CA 95052-0694 (Due to limited staff, we are unable to respond to inquiries.)


  • (408) 241-1449


  • Sunday, Monday: closed
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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