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Yuma County, Arizona

Yuma County was established on December 21, 1864.

The Yuma County Seat is situated in Yuma plus the county government website is

Areas neighboring Yuma County actually are Pima CountyMaricopa CountyLa Paz CountyImperial County, California.

Yuma 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 Yuma 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.

Yuma 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.

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

Yuma County Society and Family History Resources

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

Yuma County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist frequently fail to notice the benefits of Yuma 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 Yuma 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.

  • Yuma County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 168 S 2nd Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364
    • Phone: (928) 817-4200
  • Yuma County Clerk of Superior Court
    • Marriage and Divorce Records: 1864
    • Probate Records: 1864
    • Court Records: 1864
  • Yuma County Recorder
    • Land Records: 1864

Yuma County Links

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

Yuma Co. AZ Books, Newspapers & Publications

Yuma Co. AZ Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Yuma Co. AZ Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Yuma Co. AZ Census Records

Yuma Co. AZ Cemeteries & Church Records

Yuma Co. AZ Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Yuma Co. AZ General and History Websites

Yuma Co. AZ Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Yuma Co. AZ Military Records

Yuma Co. AZ Schools & Directories