Yuma Arizona Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Visit The Yuma Family History Center and learn how to access millions of genealogical records from all over the world using on-site resources. The Yuma Family History Center has a large collection of extended loan films. We also have multiple books about many countries and all states, a collection of immigration books, Native American records, and historical records of Arizona and Yuma County.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address:4300 West 16th Street, Yuma, Arizona 85364, United States
  • The Yuma Family History Center is located on 16th Street, just west of Avenue C. The center occupies two rooms at the rear of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. For your convenience, park on the north side of the church and ring the bell at the northwest entrance of the church.

Phone: (928) 782- 6364

E-mail: ldsfhcyuma@adelphia.net

Open Hours:
Summer Hours: April through October
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm & 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 6:30 - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Winter Hours: November through March
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm & 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm & 6:30 - 9:00 pm Thursday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Satuday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday
Holiday Schedule: Holiday Closures - Please call for information to verify hours during holidays. 

November 22 - November 26 Closed for Thanksgiving

December 20 - December 31 Closed

Calendar and Events:


January 21, 2017 

Free Classes 2016 - 2017:

6:30 PM.

Thursday October 27th - Family History...Where Do I Start? (Beginning Genealogy)

Thursday December 1st - Indexing - Learn what is new in indexing and how to get started.

Roots Tech. Broadcasts:

2nd Wednesday of each month from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

Next Broadcast Wednesday November 9th.

Staff Training Meetings:

First Thursday of each month

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Stake Center located at 4300 W. 16th St.

Yuma, Arizona

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.

Basic Reference Materials:

Genealogical Guidebooks

Foreign Language Dictionaries

Maps and Gazetteers

State and Country Research Guides

  • Databases and Software
  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Our Center is staffed by volunteers who understand the basic principles of family history research.

They can guide you in using the Family History Center's resources and equipment and can suggest

local libraries, archives, and societies that also provide genealogical and historical information.

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