Nevada County, California Genealogy

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This article is about a western county of northern California. For other uses, see Nevada (disambiguation).

United States > California > Nevada County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Nevada County, California

Parent County

25 April 1851: Nevada County was created from Yuba County. County seat: Nevada City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1856 and 1863: Courthouse burned twice and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Grass Valley

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Nevada County, California Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[2][3]

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 5 August 2011).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).