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Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Santa Cruz County was established on March 15, 1899 from parts of Cochise County and Pima County.

The Santa Cruz County Seat is situated in Nogales plus the county government website is

Areas neighboring Santa Cruz County actually are Pima County (west, north), Cochise County, Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico, Sáric, Sonora, Mexico.

Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz 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.

Santa Cruz County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1900191019201930 and 1940. You’ll find free online and also printable census forms to aid with your research.

Santa Cruz County Society and Family History Resources

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

Santa Cruz County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist frequently fail to notice the benefits of Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz 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.

  • Santa Cruz County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 2150 N Congress Dr, Nogales, AZ 85621
    • Phone: (520) 375-7700
  • Santa Cruz County Clerk of Superior Court
    • Marriage and Divorce Records: 1899
    • Probate Records: 1899
    • Court Records: 1912
  • Santa Cruz County Recorder
    • Land Records: 1864

Santa Cruz County Links

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

Santa Cruz Co. AZ Books, Newspapers & Publications

Santa Cruz Co. AZ Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Santa Cruz Co. AZ Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Santa Cruz Co. AZ Census Records

Santa Cruz Co. AZ Cemeteries & Church Records

Santa Cruz Co. AZ Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Santa Cruz Co. AZ General and History Websites

Santa Cruz Co. AZ Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Santa Cruz Co. AZ Military Records

Santa Cruz Co. AZ Schools & Directories