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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Monterey_County,_California|Monterey]]
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*[[San_Benito_County,_California|San Benito]]
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*[[San_Mateo_County,_California|San Mateo]]
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*[[Santa_Clara_County,_California|Santa Clara]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 21:19, 11 December 2008

United States  > California > Santa Cruz County

County Courthouse

History

Renamed 19 April 1850 from Branciforte County.

Parent County

1850--Santa Cruz County was created 18 February 1850 as an original county.  County seat: Santa Cruz [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Santa Cruz
  • Watsonville

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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