Sutter County, California Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png California Gotoarrow.png Sutter County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Sutter County, California

Parent County

18 February 1850: Sutter County was created as an original county. County seat: Yuba City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1871: Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Archives and Libraries


The Sutter County GenWeb has made available online some of the Sutter County Cemeteries inscriptions.  Included are:  Fairview, Hunter, Isolaated Burials, Live Oak, Meridian, Nicolaus, Noyesburg, Pennsington, Pleasant Grove Pugh, Stahlman, Sutter, Sutter Yuba Memorial Park, Veterans Memorial, Yuba City, and Yuba City Mausoleum.

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Sutter
  • Yuba City

Court Records


Land and Property


Military History and Records


The Family History Library in Salt Lake City has microfilmed copies of Naturalization records of Sutter County found in the county courthouse in Yuba City.  These copies are available for viewing at the Library in Salt Lake City, or can be ordered for viewing at any of the Library's Family History Centers.


Probate Records


Vital Records

For marriages from 1850-1877 see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers



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