Alameda County Genealogy

Research Facilities


Alameda County Cities

Alameda County Clerk-Recorder
Alameda County Superior Court
Alameda County Medical Examiner/Coroner

California Department of Health Services
National Archives-Pacific Region

Religious Organizations

Family History Library
Episcopal Archives
Presbyterian Archives
Roman Catholic Archives
Western Jewish History Center

Genealogical and 
Historical Organizations

Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society
African American Genealogical Society of Northern California
East Bay Genealogical Society

California Genealogical Society
California Historical Society
Native Daughters of the Golden West
Society of California Pioneers

Local Museums and Societies


Museums and Societies
Newspapers, current
Schools and Alumni

Alameda County Offices
Alameda County Clerk-Recorder
for birth (from 1880), marriage (from 1854) and death (from 1893). [For copies of Oakland birth and death certificates, 1870-1904, contact Oakland Library.]
1106 Madison Street
Oakland, CA 94607
telephone: 1.888.280.7708

See also OTHER below.

Alameda County Superior Court
for probates and divorces

Alameda County Coroner's Bureau
480 4th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
telephone, hours


California State Archives

Alameda County City Governments
  • Alameda
  • Albany
  • Berkeley
  • Dublin
  • Emeryville
  • Fremont
  • Hayward
  • Livermore
  • Newark
  • Oakland
  • Piedmont
  • Pleasanton
  • San Leandro
  • Union City

  • Alameda County Museums and Societies

    African American Museum and Library at Oakland
    659 Fourteenth Street, Oakland, CA 94612

    Alameda Museum
    2324 Alameda Ave., Alameda, CA 94501

    Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Society
    603 Main St., Pleasanton, CA 94566

    Bancroft Library
    Bancroft Library, Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

    Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association
    2318 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

    Berkeley Historical Society
    Veterans Memorial Building, 1931 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94701

    Camron-Stanford House
    1418 Lakeside Dr., Oakland, CA 94612

    Cohen-Bray House
    1440-29th Ave., Oakland, CA 94601

    Duarte Historical Society
    P.O. Box 263, Duarte, California 91009-0263

    Dunsmuir Historic Estate
    2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA 94605

    Hayward Area Historical Society
    22701 Main St., Hayward, CA 94541

    Judah L. Magnes Museum
    2911 Russell Street, Berkeley, CA 94705

    Livermore Heritage Guild
    P.O. Box 961, Livermore, CA 94551-0961

    Mission Peak Heritage Foundation
    P.O. Box 3078, Fremont, CA 94539

    Museum of Local History
    190 Anza St., Fremont, CA 94539

    Oakland Heritage Alliance
    446-17th St., Suite 301, Oakland, CA 94612

    Oakland Museum of California
    1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607

    Old Mission San Jose Museum
    43300 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA

    Pardee Home Museum
    672-11th St., Oakland, CA 94607

    Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
    2465 34th Avenue, Oakland, CA 94601

    San Leandro History Museum
    320 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro, CA 94577

    Shinn Historic Park and Arboretum
    1251 Peralta Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539

    Union City Historical Museum
    3841 Smith St, Union City, CA 94587

    Vallejo Adobe
    36500 Niles Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536

    Alameda County newspapers (current)

    Alameda Sun  The Argus (Fremont), Alameda Times-Star, The Daily Review (Hayward), Oakland Tribune, Tri-Valley Herald (Pleasanton) Alameda Journal, Berkeley Voice, Piedmonter

    East Bay Daily News

    The Independent: Livermore, Pleasanton, and Sunol

    Alameda County Schools and Alumni
    Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society

    African American Genealogical Society of Northern California
    East Bay Genealogical Society
    Return to Alameda County Genealogy
    © Copyright 1996 - 2009 SFgenealogy. All rights reserved.