Torrance 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.

Torrance Family History Center has been serving the community for the past 25 years. We have a group of dedicated and knowledgeable Family History Consultants who can help you with any research problem you have.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 22605 Kent Ave. Torrance, Ca 90505
  • Cross street is Sepulvada Blvd - building is at the end of the street on the right.
  • Map

Phone: 310-791-6256

Open Hours:

Monday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday, 9:30 am  -8:30 pm
Saturday, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Holiday Schedule

  • Closed for major holidays

Calendar and Events

Free Family History Seminar- October 20th 8:30 am-12:30 pm

"The INs and Outs of Family Search"   

Attend 3 out of 18 classes

Center will be closed to research on this day

Staff Training Meetings 

Center Resources


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 websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computers: Internet accesable
  • Microfilm and Fiche Readers: - can create digital image 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

  • British Isles - French Canada - Native American
  • Search techniques for the Census

Resources in the Local Area


Resources in the Local Area

South Bay Cities Genealogy Society  Torrance[1]

Volunteer at the Center

We welcome anyone who is willing to serve.