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Yuma County Cities and Towns include San Luis, Somerton, Yuma, Wellton. Unincorporated Communities located in the county include Dateland, Hyder, Mohawk, Roll.
A Map of Yuma County, Arizona contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Yuma County, Arizona Courthouse Records
Yuma 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 Yuma 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.
- Yuma County Clerk of Superior Court has Marriage and Divorce Records from 1864, has Probate Records from 1864 and has Court Records from 1864. The Clerk's office is responsible for all Superior Court action in Adoptions, Civil, Criminal, Probate, and Tax matters.
- Yuma 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.
- Yuma 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.
Yuma County, Arizona Census Records
- Learn More: State of Arizona Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- State Population Schedules: 1864-1882, Late 1800s, Voter Registrations, 1866-1955
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Yuma 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 or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate and Death Certificate Applications.
Yuma County, Arizona Resources
- State of Arizona Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Arizona
- Arizona Historical Society--Rio Colorado Division
- Genealogical Society of Yuma Arizona
- Northern Arizona Genealogical Society
- Quechan Tribal Museum, PO Box 1899 Yuma, Arizona 85366
- Yuma County Library District
- Yuma County, Arizona Message Boards
- Yuma County, Arizona Genealogy Forum
- Yuma County, Arizona Mailing lists