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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Concord
  • Danville
  • Pittsburg
  • Richmond
  • Richmond E.
  • Walnut Creek

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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 and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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

 

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