|Official map of the County of Yolo, 1908|
The Yolo County Archives in Woodland, is the official repository for Yolo County government records since 1850. Research at the Archives is by appointment only (schedule below). Reference requests can be made over the phone or by email too!
Genealogy research resources available at the Yolo County Archives include over 32,000 alphabetized obituaries from Yolo County newspapers, Probates and Wills (beginning in 1850), Naturalizations, and City/County directories. We also have a local history and genealogy reference book collection in the Archives, and more are available at the branches of the Yolo County Library. Other collections include photographs, property records, court cases and Board of Supervisor minutes.
In coordination with the Yolo County Library and the Friends of the Yolo County Archives, we also offer programs and exhibits about local history or genealogy. Mark you calendar for these upcoming events in October hosted by the Yolo County Library system and of interest to genealogists.
- October 12 - Archivist Moira Conlan will present a program on “Preserving Your Family’s Treasures” at the Davis Public Library
- Other events in collaboration with the Davis Public Library in October include Beginning Genealogy and Yolo County History