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When was Tehama County, CA Created?
Tehama County was established on April 9, 1856 from Colusa County, Shasta County and Butte County . This county was named for the City of Tehama. Suggested possible roots are the Arabic word tehama (“hot low-lands”), the Mexican word tejamanil (shingle), or “high water” in the dialect of local Indians.
What counties are adjacent to Tehama County, CA?
Bordering Counties are Butte County (south), Glenn County (south), Mendocino County (southwest), Trinity County (west), Shasta County (north), Plumas County (east) .
What cities and towns are in Tehama County, CA?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bend, Capay, Corning, Cottonwood, Flournoy, Gerber-Las Flores, Kirkwood, Lake California, Los Molinos, Manton, Mill Creek, Mineral, Paskenta, Paynes Creek, Proberta, Rancho Tehama Reserve, Red Bluff, Richfield, Tehama, Vina .
Other Communities in Tehama County include Cottonwood, Dales, Paskenta, Paynes Creek. Census-designated places include Gerber-Las Flores, Los Molinos, Manton, Mineral, Rancho Tehama Reserve.
Where can find Tehama County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Tehama County vital records can be found at the California Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records from July 1905, marriage records that occurred from 1949-1986 and 1998-1999, divorce records that occurred between 1962 and June, 1984. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in California for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Tehama County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for California Birth Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Vital Records can also be found in the Local Registrar of Births and Death, 633 Washington Street, P.O. Box 250, Red Bluff, CA 96080; Office (530) 527-3350
What Tehama County, CA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Tehama County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Tehama Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tehama Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tehama Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890.
Another California census is the California State Census in 1852. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also California Census Records Research Guide.
What genealogical records can I find in the Tehama County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Tehama County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. Some counties encompass land settled in the eighteenth century; their records pre-date county formation. Land transactions and vital records recorded in the county are at the county recorder's office. The county clerk general has probate books and files from the county's superior court, civil court records, and naturalizations. Divorces may be in either place, depending on how filed. See Also California Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Tehama County, CA?
A list of Tehama County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Californiia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Tehama County, CA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Tehama County, CA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Tehama County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is basically a listing which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.