Sonoma County, California Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.pngCaliforniaGotoarrow.png Sonoma County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

18 February 1850: Sonoma County was created 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

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Santa Rosa Calvary Cemetery, Santa Rosa BillionGraves

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Santa Rosa

Court Records

History

Land and property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library

Family History Centers

Websites

References

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