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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''Santa Cruz County was created 18 February 1850&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Santa Cruz <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1850--'''Santa Cruz County was created 18 February 1850&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Santa Cruz <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Monterey_County,_California|Monterey]]
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*[[Monterey County, California|Monterey]]  
*[[San_Benito_County,_California|San Benito]]
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*[[San Benito County, California|San Benito]]  
*[[San_Mateo_County,_California|San Mateo]]
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*[[San Mateo County, California|San Mateo]]  
*[[Santa_Clara_County,_California|Santa Clara]]
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*[[Santa Clara County, California|Santa Clara]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
*Santa Cruz
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*Santa Cruz  
 
*Watsonville
 
*Watsonville
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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Santa Cruz County Recorder
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701 Ocean Street, Room 230
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Santa Cruz CA&nbsp; 95060
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831/454-2800
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or, within last two years:
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Santa Cruz County Office of Vital Records
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12 West Beach Street
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Watsonville CA&nbsp; 95076
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831/454-8557
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vitalstats@co.santa-cruz.ca.us
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Santa_Cruz_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Santa_Cruz_County,_California]]

Revision as of 18:46, 25 June 2009

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

Santa Cruz County Recorder

701 Ocean Street, Room 230

Santa Cruz CA  95060

831/454-2800

or, within last two years:

Santa Cruz County Office of Vital Records

12 West Beach Street

Watsonville CA  95076

831/454-8557

vitalstats@co.santa-cruz.ca.us

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).