Humboldt County, California Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png California Gotoarrow.png Humboldt County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
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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]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservations or Rancherias

The Big Lagoon Indian Rancheria is located in this county.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hydesville

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  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