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== Web Sites  ==
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 15:18, 25 July 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png California Gotoarrow.png Humboldt County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Humboldt County, California

Parent Counties

12 May 1853: Humboldt County was created from Trinity County and part of the former Klamath County.
County seat: Eureka [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1924--Humboldt County Courthouse damaged by fire on September 7, 1924.  The clock tower was destroyed.  County records were not destroyed. [2]


Populated Places

Indian Reservations or Rancherias

The Big Lagoon Indian Rancheria is located in this county.

Neighboring Counties



Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hydesville

Court Records


Land and Property


Military History and Records


Probate Records


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. GenDisasters.com - Eureka, CA Courthouse Tower Fire, Sept 1924 http://www3.gendisasters.com/california/7296/eureka-ca-humboldt-county-courthouse-tower-fire-sept-1924