Yolo County, California Genealogy
Guide to Yolo County California genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Yolo County, California|
Location in the state of California
Location of California in the U.S.
|Founded||February 18, 1850|
|Address|| Yolo County Courthouse|
625 Court Street
PO Box 1130 zip code 95776
Woodland, CA 95695
Yolo County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Historical Facts
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 4.1 Bible Records
- 4.2 Biography
- 4.3 Cemeteries
- 4.4 Census
- 4.5 Church History and Records
- 4.6 Court Records
- 4.7 Crime and Criminals
- 4.8 Directories
- 4.9 Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
- 4.10 Gazetteers
- 4.11 Genealogy
- 4.12 History
- 4.13 Maps
- 4.14 Migration
- 4.15 Military History and Records
- 4.16 Newspapers
- 4.17 Obituaries
- 4.18 Periodicals
- 4.19 Probate Records
- 4.20 Repositories
- 4.21 Societies
- 4.22 Taxation
- 4.23 Vital Records
- 4.24 Voting Registers
- 5 Websites
- 6 References
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records
divorce, probate and court records from 1850
18 February 1850: Yolo County was created as an original county. County seat: Woodland 
Brooks | Capay | Clarksburg | Davis | Dunnigan | El Macero | Esparto | Green | Guinda | West Sacramento | Winters | Woodland | Yolo |
For tips on accessing Yolo County, California Genealogy census records online, see: California Census.
Church History and Records
Crime and Criminals
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Land and Property
Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.
See California Land and Property for additional information about early California land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.
Military History and Records
Archives, Libraries and Museums
Family History Centers
Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records. The State office has records since July 1905. For earlier records, contact the County Recorder.
- For marriages from 1850-1880 see Western States Marriage Index.
- Yolo County, California Obituary and Death Notice Collection Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Obits and death notices from Various Funeral Homes in the Davis, Woodland, West Sacramento, Winter, Dunnigan, Zamora, and Clarksburg areas.
- Yolo County CAGenWeb
- USGenWeb Archives
- USGenWeb Archives backup site
- FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog