Yolo County Archives

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 Annual Report

The Yolo County Archives has created a 2016 Annual Report that details the many activities, projects and accomplishments of this small but mighty unit.  


Start your journey at the Yolo County Archives. Whether you are researching your family history or looking for historical government records, the Yolo county Archives is your primary source for the history of Yolo County.

Thousands of unique reference and research resources to help you learn more about history, people, places, and cultures of Yolo County await you at the Yolo County Archives.

And for everyone interested in genealogy, we have free access to ancestry.com by appointment.

For more information about the collections and documents please click here or call   530-666-8010.

Yolo County Digital Access

Yolo County DIY History:

A digital repository that preserves and makes accessible to the public original content that has been digitized by dedicated local volunteers. You can browse court reports, marriage licenses, land reclamations and more for FREE! For more information check out their website by clicking this link.
Funding provided by the California State Library through a Library Services and Technology Act Staff Innovation Fund Pitch‐An‐Idea Grant.

California Light & Sound

A collection of Yolo County Archives audio visual materials are available to browse through this online archives.


The Yolo County Archives is looking for volunteers to assist in general research, transcribing documents using Excel or/and Word, and genealogy research.

All positions require the ability to understand and follow specific instructions, perform detailed repetitive tasks, communicate effectively with the public and county employees and work as an effective team member.

Friends of the Yolo County Archives

The Friends of the Yolo County Archives is a nonprofit corporation, founded in 1987, whose purpose is to support the services and facilities of the Yolo County Archives and to preserve, protect, and ensure the widest possible use of the county's historical records. If you are interested in becoming a member please call or visit the archives.