Vernal Utah 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.

We’re Here to Help. Experienced genealogists can help you with your research, and it’s available to you free of charge! Research consultants and volunteers can help you by suggesting sources for you to search, answering basic questions such as how to get started, where a town is located, and what records are available for a locality and how to use them.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 480 West 500 North, Vernal, Utah 84078

Phone: 435-789-3618


Open Hours:

  • Monday: 9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday thru Thursday: 9 am - 9pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 9am - 1pm

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

"Search Engine Secrets" Workshops

Beginning June 8th, 2012

There are so many helps available for us if we could only find them. Come in and let us help you make Genealogy and Family History fun. These Workshops “Search Engines Secrets” were put together by Robert Ragan the “Genealogy Guy”

Come to the Family History Center at 480 West 500 North and let Brother Tom Allred help you have a more successful genealogical journey. And have a lot of fun doing it! The Workshops will start Friday June 8th at 6:00pm.

These will be held on the 2nd and 4th Fridays.

For more information please call 435-789-3618

July 2012 Class Schedule

July  4         "CLOSED"

July 11    Facebook Genealogy              10:00 am

              Beginning Family History         11:00 am  

July 13       "WORKSHOP"

              'Search Engine Secrets'             6:00 pm

July 12    Indexing                                   7:00 pm

July 14    Beginning FamilySearch           11:00 am

July 16    Beginning FamilySearch           11:00 am

                                                              2:00 pm

July 19    Search Engine Secrets             11:00 am

July 20         Ashley Stake


July 23 & 24    CLOSED

July 26    Indexing                                     7:00 pm

July 27       "WORKSHOP"

              'Search Engine Secrets'               6:00 pm

July 28    Beginning FamilySearch             11:00 am

July 30    Beginning FamilySearch             11:00 am

                                                                2:00 pm


Please call and register for classes @ 435-789-3618
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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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