Acre, Brazil Genealogy
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.
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. Getúlio Vargas sn. - Centro
69900-160 Rio Branco - AC
Tel./Fax: (068) 224-1844