Humboldt County, California

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'''1853--'''Humboldt County was created 12 May 1853&nbsp;from Trinity County and part of the former Klamath County.<br>'''County&nbsp;seat: '''Eureka <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1853--'''Humboldt County was created 12 May 1853&nbsp;from Trinity County and part of the former Klamath County.<br>'''County&nbsp;seat: '''Eureka <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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United States  > California > Humboldt County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1853--Humboldt County was created 12 May 1853 from Trinity County and part of the former Klamath County.
County seat: Eureka [1]

co.humboldt.ca.us/portal/general_info.asp

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

FIRE DOES DAMAGE

EUREKA, Cal., Sept. 6. -- Damage estimated at - $60,000 was done and a fireman was severely hurt in two separate fires here today, one destroying three business buildings and the other destroying the clock tower on the county courthouse.

Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV 7 Sept 1924


On September 7, 1924, [sic] a painter's blowtorch set the courthouse tower afire. The blaze was extinguished and the tower saved. ... The tower survived ...but was later dismantled for safety reasons in 1950.... the courthouse was ... demolished in 1956.

Courthouses of California: An Illustrated History By Ray McDevitt, California Historical Society

source: gendisasters.com

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hydesville

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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).