Santa Cruz County CA Genealogy

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Santa Cruz County Records by City/Town

Aptos Genealogy (47)
Boulder Creek Genealogy (41)
Capitola Genealogy (35)
Felton Genealogy (42)

Santa Cruz Genealogy (224)
Soquel Genealogy (40)
Watsonville Genealogy (108)

Overview of Santa Cruz County Records

  • Santa Cruz County was created in 1850.
  • Copies of birth, marriage, and death records for 1905 and later can be obtained from the California Department of Public Health.
  • The Santa Cruz County Recorder has marriage records starting in 1850, land records starting in 1847, birth and death records starting in 1905, and military records starting in 1930.
  • The Santa Cruz County Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate, and court records starting in 1850.
  • Online indexes and images of some of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.