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Alpine County, California
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Alpine County, California Facts

When was Alpine County, CA Created?
Alpine County was established on March 16, 1864 from Amador CountyEl Dorado CountyCalaveras CountyMono County and Tuolumne County .

What is the County Seat of Alpine County, CA?
The County Seat is located in Markleeville also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Alpine County, CA?
Bordering Counties are Mono CountyTuolumne CountyCalaveras CountyAmador CountyEl Dorado CountyDouglas County, Nevada .

Alpine County, CA Vital Records

Where can find Alpine County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Alpine 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 Alpine County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for California Birth CertificateMarriage or Divorce CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Vital Records can also be found in the Local Registrar of Births and Death, County Administration Building, 99 Water Street, Mail to: P.O. Box 155, Markleeville, CA 96120; Office (530) 694-2283

Alpine County, CA Census Records

What Alpine County, CA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Alpine County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Alpine Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Alpine Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Alpine 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.

Alpine County, CA Courthouse and Government Records

Alpine County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Alpine County Courthouse?

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Alpine County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in California courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless California residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Alpine County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also California Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Alpine County, CA Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Alpine County, CA?
A list of Alpine County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Californiia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Alpine County, CA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Alpine County, CA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Alpine 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.

Alpine Co. CA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Alpine Co. CA Cemeteries & Church Records

Alpine Co. CA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Alpine Co. CA General and History Websites

Alpine Co. CA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Alpine Co. CA Military Records