Cochise County, Arizona
Cochise County was established on January 3, 1881 from Pima County.
Areas neighboring Cochise County actually are Santa Cruz County, Pima County, Graham County, Greenlee County, Hidalgo County, New Mexico, Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, Naco, Sonora, Mexico, Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico.
Cochise County vital records can be found at the Arizona Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Arizona for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
You can search online for Cochise County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Arizona Birth Certificate and Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Cochise County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Cochise County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Arizona Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Arizona State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Cochise Genealogical Society, Douglas-Williams House, 1001 Ave D, Douglas, Arizona 85608
- Cochise County Historical Society, Douglas-Williams House, 1001 Ave D, Douglas, Arizona 85608
- Douglas Historical Society, 1001 D Ave, Douglas, AZ 85607; Phone:(520) 364-7370
- Sierra Vista Genealogical Society (aka Apache Genealogical Society), P.O. Box 1084, Sierra Vista, AZ 85636-1084
- Sulphur Springs Valley Historical Society, 127 E. Maley Street, Willcox, Arizona 85643; (520) 384-3971
- Cochise County, Arizona Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Cochise County, Arizona Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Cochise County (usgwarchives.net)
Cochise County Courthouse and Government Records
Genealogist frequently fail to notice the benefits of Cochise County court, probate, and land records as a useful resource of family history and genealogy details. Hidden away in Arizona courthouses and archives just about everywhere tend to be the aspirations and frustrations of the many Arizona people. The possibilities are excellent that your potential ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least some factors of their lives in the Cochise County court records. Even if your forebears is not brought up in a Court case, contemplate all of the other methods which often can have lead to her or him appearing in court records.
- Cochise County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 100 Quality Hill Rd, Bisbee, AZ 85603
- Phone: (520) 803-3300
- Cochise County Clerk of Superior Court
- Marriage and Divorce Records: 1881
- Probate Records: 1880
- Court Records: 1881
- Cochise County Recorder
- Land Records: 1866
Cochise County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Cochise County. Feel free to furnish your own favorite Cochise County genealogy or family history associated sites.