Sonoma County, California Genealogy

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United States  > California > Sonoma County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1850--Sonoma County was created 18 February 1850 as an original county.  County seat: Santa Rosa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1906 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Santa Rosa

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).