Santa Barbara County, California Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Santa Barbara County'' {{Adoption Santa Barbara Genealogical Society}}  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Santa Barbara County'' {{Adoption Santa Barbara Genealogical Society}}  
  
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
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=== Parent County  ===
 
=== Parent County  ===
  
'''18 February 1850:''' Santa Barbara was created as an original county. '''County seat: '''Santa Barbara <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''18 February 1850:''' Santa Barbara was created as an original county. '''County seat: '''Santa Barbara <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} {{FHL|1049485|item}}''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
  
 
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{{Santa Barbara County, California}}  
 
{{Santa Barbara County, California}}  
  
The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names. Information about the cemeteries can be found in these pages if known.
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The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names. Information about the cemeteries can be found in these pages if known.  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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For a large number of early marriages see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
 
For a large number of early marriages see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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*[http://www.sbgen.org/ Santa Barbara Genealogical Society]
 
*[http://www.sbgen.org/ Santa Barbara Genealogical Society]
  

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Contents

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
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Parent County

18 February 1850: Santa Barbara was created as an original county. County seat: Santa Barbara [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names. Information about the cemeteries can be found in these pages if known.

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Santa Maria

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

For a large number of early marriages see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092 FHL CollectionHandybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)