Santa Barbara County, California GenealogyEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

Revision as of 17:19, 3 September 2010 by Dsammy (Talk | contribs)
United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png California Gotoarrow-kelly.png Santa Barbara County
Adopt-a-wiki page
Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society Logo.png This page adopted by:
The Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society and its members
who welcome you to contribute.
Adopt a page today


County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Santa Barbara County, California

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


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.


Archives and Libraries


Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Santa Maria

Court Records


Land and Property


Military History and Records


Probate Records


Vital Records

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums



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


Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.

Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).