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Tehama County, California Facts

When was Tehama County, CA Created?
Tehama County was established on April 9, 1856 from Colusa CountyShasta County and Butte County .

What is the County Seat of Tehama County, CA?
The County Seat is located in Red Bluff also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Tehama County, CA?
Bordering Counties are Butte CountyGlenn CountyMendocino CountyTrinity CountyShasta CountyPlumas County .

Tehama County, CA Vital Records

Where can find Tehama County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Tehama 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 Tehama 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, 633 Washington Street, P.O. Box 250, Red Bluff, CA 96080; Office (530) 527-3350

Tehama County, CA Census Records

What Tehama County, CA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Tehama County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Tehama Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tehama Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tehama 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.

Tehama County, CA Courthouse and Government Records

Tehama County Courthouse

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

Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Tehama 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 Tehama 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.

Tehama County, CA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Tehama Co. CA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Tehama Co. CA Cemeteries & Church Records

Tehama Co. CA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Tehama Co. CA General and History Websites

Tehama Co. CA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Tehama Co. CA Military Records

Tehama Co. CA Schools & Directories