Contra Costa County, California

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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|Contra Costa County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''Contra Costa County was created 18 February 1850&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Martinez <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''18 February 1850: '''Contra Costa County was created as an original county. '''County seat: '''Martinez <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Alameda_County,_California|Alameda]]
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*[[Alameda County, California|Alameda]]  
*[[Sacramento_County,_California|Sacramento]]
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*[[Sacramento County, California|Sacramento]]  
*[[San_Joaquin_County,_California|San Joaquin]]
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*[[San Joaquin County, California|San Joaquin]]  
*[[Solano_County,_California|Solano]]
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*[[Solano County, California|Solano]]
  
 
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Concord
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*Danville
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*Pittsburg
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*Richmond
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*Richmond E.
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*Walnut Creek
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Contra Costa County maintains records of death certificates from 1905 to present. You can obtain an informational copy for a fee by mailing the [http://www.ccclerkrec.us/GetDocument.aspx?id=2 Application for Death Record] from the county clerk's website (http://www.ccclerkrec.us) with your payment. As with other counties, you only need to get the form notarized if you want a certified copy. Informational copies do not need a notary.
  
 
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
Contra Costa County maintains records of death certificates from 1905 to present. You can obtain an informational copy for a fee by mailing the [http://www.ccclerkrec.us/GetDocument.aspx?id=2 Application for Death Record] from the county clerk's website (http://www.ccclerkrec.us) with your payment. As with other counties, you only need to get the form notarized if you want a certified copy. Informational copies do not need a notary.
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/contracosta/ Contra Costa County CAGenWeb]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206491&subject_disp=California%2C+Contra+Costa&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Contra_Costa/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/contracosta/contracosta.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/contracosta/contracosta.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206491 FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
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[[Category:Contra_Costa_County,_California]]
 
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Revision as of 06:27, 23 June 2010

United States > California > Contra Costa County

Contents

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Contra Costa County, California

Parent County

18 February 1850: Contra Costa County was created as an original county. County seat: Martinez [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and and Libraries

Biography

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Contra Costa County maintains records of death certificates from 1905 to present. You can obtain an informational copy for a fee by mailing the Application for Death Record from the county clerk's website (http://www.ccclerkrec.us) with your payment. As with other counties, you only need to get the form notarized if you want a certified copy. Informational copies do not need a notary.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).