Laguna Niguel California Family History Center

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The Laguna Niguel Family History Center serves Laguna Niguel, surrounding cities and areas of South Orange County. The Family History Center is free and open to the public. Please always call the telephone number, (949) 580-1908, to verify a volunteer will be there to help you.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Phone: 1 949-580-1908 Please call ahead to verify a volunteer is available to help you.


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday       9am - 4pm    6pm - 9pm
  • Wednesday  9am - 4pm    6pm - 9pm
  • Thursday     9am - 4pm   6pm - 9pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed 16-19 June 2014 while parking lot is resurfaced, August 2014, November 27 - 30, 2014, December 19, 2014 - January 5, 2015

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Volunteers from the Laguna Niguel Family History Center will be at the Soka University International Fair on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014. Come find out how we can help you discover your ancestors. There will also be information on Emergency Preparedness available.

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

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.This includes the following:
  2. Fold
  6. (A guide to Overland Pioneer Names and Documents
  8. American Civil War Collection
  12. 19th Century British Newspapers Archive
  13. ArkivDigital (Swedish records=36 Million documents)

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 Computers with Internet access
  • 2 Microfilm Readers
  • 1 Microfiche Reader
  • 1 Digital Imaging System
  • Microfilm and Microfiche Scanner
  • Flatbed Scanner

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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