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Mono County, California Facts

When was Mono County, CA Created?
Mono County was established on April 24, 1861 primarily from Calaveras CountyFresno County, and Mariposa County .

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

What counties are adjacent to Mono County, CA?
Bordering Counties are Inyo CountyFresno CountyMadera CountyTuolumne CountyAlpine CountyDouglas County, Nevada, Lyon County, Nevada, Mineral County, Nevada, Esmeralda County, Nevada.

Mono County, CA Vital Records

Where can find Mono County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Mono 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 Mono 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, 221 Twin Lakes Road, Bridgeport, CA 93517; Mail to: P.O. Box 476, Bridgeport, CA 93517; Office (760) 932-5580

Mono County, CA Census Records

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

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

Mono County, CA Courthouse and Government Records

Mono County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Mono 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 Mono 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.

Mono County, CA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Mono Co. CA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Mono Co. CA Cemeteries & Church Records

Mono Co. CA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Mono Co. CA General and History Websites

Mono Co. CA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Mono Co. CA Military Records