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*Starting 1866 most CA counties have [[California Voting Registers|Great Registers (voter lists)]]
 
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Revision as of 22:33, 25 October 2012

This article is about a state of the United States. For other uses, see California (disambiguation).

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Welcome to California, the Golden State

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Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Branciforte · Klamath · Lake (Nevada) · Pahute · Roop · Nataqua Territory

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Major Repositories

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California State Archives · California State Library · Sutro Library · California Historical Society · California Genealogical Society · UC Berkeley Bancroft Library · Los Angeles Public Library · Chinese Historical Society · National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside) · National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco) · Family History Library

Migration Routes

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Applegate Trail · Butterfield Overland Mail · California Trail · Camino Real de California · Central Overland Trail · Mormon Trail to Southern California · Old Spanish Trail · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · Central Pacific Railroad · Santa Fe Railway · Southern Pacific Railroad · Texas and Pacific Railway · Union Pacific Railroad · Ship Passenger Arrivals

Research Tools

  • The California State Genealogical Alliance's Online Research Guide briefly tells about early settlement, research facilities in the state.
  • Finding Aids for the collections of university libraries, public libraries, state and county archives, historical societies, genealogical societies and other record repositories are collected together in the Online Archive of California


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