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Welcome to the Reno Family History Center! No matter if you are new to genealogy, or a seasoned researcher, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help you on your exciting journey to unlock the past.
Center Contacts and Hours
Location and Map:
- 4751 Neil Road Reno Nevada 89502-5878 United States
- Our center is located within the Neil Rd, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church building; on the north west corner of Neil Rd and Filbert.
- Park on the west end of the parking lot and enter the building either through the main west entrance facing Filbert, or the west end entrance.
Closed all major holidays:
Calendar and Events
Introduction to Family History
- Every Wed. at 12:15 pm, we have a 15 minute intro classes
Writing Life Histories
- Every first Wed. at 1:00 pm, we offer a class on writing a life history yours or someone else's
Staff Training Meetings
- FamilySearch Catalog:
- As well as having some microfilm and microfiche that are on permanant loan to us, we can help you order any microfilm or microfiche available.
- We have a large collection of books that cover Reno, Washoe county, and various countries throughout the world.
- Our center also houses the Parkin collection of records from north western Nevada and parts of north eastern California.
Databases and Software
- FHC Portal This center has access to the Portal page, which gives free access, within the center, to premium family history software and websites that would generally charge for subscriptions.
- We have FamilySearch, Family Tree, and FamilySearch Wiki
Hardware and Equipment
Our center is equipped with both microfilm and microfiche readers, 9 computers, 3 printers, and a copier for your convenience.
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
Reno - Sparks Indian Colony
98 Colony Rd.
Reno, Nevada 89502
Nevada State Genealogy Society
1650 N Virginia St.
Reno, Nevada 89503
Washoe County Courthouse
75 Court St, Reno, Nevada 89520
- County Health Dept., birth, death, burial records starting in 1900
- County Clerk, divorce, probate, court, naturalization records starting in 1862
- County Recorder, land records starting in 1962, marriage records starting in 1871
Washoe County Public Libraries
301 S Center St, Reno, Nevada 89501
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