Yolo County Archives

For more information, contact County Librarian and Chief Archivist, Mark Fink at mark.fink@yolocounty.org

Hours by Appointment Only

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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Closed Closed 9 - 1 Closed 12 - 4 Closed Closed


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.

To access digital resources and digitized materials please click here.


Volunteers at the Yolo County Archives assist with research, transcribing documents using Excel or/and Word, processing collections, creating finding aids, and exhibits and displays. 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.

Please contact Archives staff to learn about available opportunities. 530-666-8010 or archives@yolocounty.org

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 wiest possible use of the county's historical records. If you are interested in becoming a member please call or visit the archives.