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Pima County, Arizona

Pima County was established on December 15, 1864.

The Pima County Seat is situated in Tucson plus the county government website is

Areas neighboring Pima County actually are Yuma CountyMaricopa CountyPinal CountyGraham CountyCochise CountySanta Cruz County, Altar, Sonora, Mexico, Caborca, Sonora, Mexico, Plutarco Elías Calles, Sonora, Mexico, Sáric, Sonora, Mexico.

Pima 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 Pima 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.

Pima County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 187018801890 (fragment, see below), 1900191019201930 and 1940.

Pima Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Pima Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Pima Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. You’ll find free online and also printable census forms to aid with your research.

Pima County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Pima County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Pima County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist frequently fail to notice the benefits of Pima 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 Pima 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.

  • Pima County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 110 W Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701
    • Phone: (520) 740-3200
  • Pima County Clerk of Superior Court
    • Marriage and Divorce Records: 1872
    • Probate Records: 1864
    • Court Records: 1864
  • Pima County Recorder
    • Land Records: 1866

Pima County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Pima County. Feel free to furnish your own favorite Pima County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Pima Co. AZ Books, Newspapers & Publications

Pima Co. AZ Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Pima Co. AZ Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Pima Co. AZ Census Records

Pima Co. AZ Cemeteries & Church Records

Pima Co. AZ Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Pima Co. AZ General and History Websites

Pima Co. AZ Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Pima Co. AZ Military Records

Pima Co. AZ Schools & Directories