Acre, Brazil Genealogy

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History

The area of Acre belonged to Bolivia until 1903 when the territory was won over for Brazil. It existed as a territory until 1962, when it was elevated to a state. The capital of Acre is the city of Rio Branco, which houses the state archives.

 

Resources

Those interested in obtaining records from state archives for Acre can contact the General Archive of the State of Acre:


Arquivo Geral do Estado do Acre
Av. Epaminondas Jácome, nº 3047 - Centro - Rio Branco - AC - CEP. 69908-420
Tel/Fax: (0**68) 3224-3835