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Santa Cruz County, Arizona (Map It) was created on March 15, 1899 from parts of Cochise County and Pima County. Santa Cruz county was named after the Santa Cruz River, a small river that flows through Arizona.. Learn More About State of Arizona History
Santa Cruz County Cities and Towns include Nogales, Patagonia. Unincorporated Communities located in the county include Arivaca, Ruby, Sasabe.
A Map of Santa Cruz County, Arizona contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Santa Cruz County, Arizona Courthouse Records
Santa Cruz County, AZ Courthouse
Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Santa Cruz county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.
- Santa Cruz County Clerk of Superior Court has Marriage and Divorce Records from 1899, has Probate Records from 1899 and has Court Records from 1912. The Clerk's office is responsible for all Superior Court action in Adoptions, Civil, Criminal, Probate, and Tax matters.
- Santa Cruz County Recorder has Land Records from 1864. The County Recorder's Office creates public records, maintain said records to archival standards, and provide convenient access to these records for public viewing.
- Santa Cruz County Treasurer collects all real and personal property taxes for the state, county and incorporated cities and towns, school districts, and then distributes them to the various jurisdictions.
Santa Cruz County, Arizona Census Records
- Learn More: State of Arizona Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- State Population Schedules: Voter Registrations, 1866-1955
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
- Union Veterans Schedules: None
Santa Cruz County, Arizona Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Arizona Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from January 1909 to present,
- Marriage and Divorce Records: None. See the County Clerk of the Superior Court.
- Locations: Arizona Office of Vital Statistics, 1818 West Adams, PO Box 3887, Phoenix, AZ 85030-3887; (602) 364-1300, Fax: (602) 249-3040
- Vital Records Online: USAVital, VitalChek or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate and Death Certificate Applications.
Santa Cruz County, Arizona Resources
- State of Arizona Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Arizona
- Pimeria Alta Historical Society
- Santa Cruz Public Library District
- Rio Rico Historical Society
- Santa Cruz County, Arizona Message Boards
- Santa Cruz County, Arizona Genealogy Forum
- Santa Cruz County, Arizona Mailing lists