Monterey County Records

Search for Monterey County CA county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices in Monterey County California are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of Monterey County records. These include vital records such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research in Monterey County. They may also keep documents related to Monterey County property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Monterey County Clerk is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Greenfield City Clerk Greenfield CA 599 El Camino Real 93927 831-674-5591

Marina City Clerk Marina CA 211 Hillcrest Avenue 93933 831-384-3715

Monterey County Clerk Salinas CA 168 West Alisal Street 93901 831-755-5066

Seaside City Clerk Seaside CA 440 Harcourt Avenue 93955 831-899-6202


Historical Societies in Monterey County California are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Monterey County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Monterey County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Monterey County genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their Monterey County public records.

Boronda Adobe Historical Society Salinas CA 333 Boronda Road 93907 831-757-8085

Carmel Valley Historical Society Carmel Valley CA 20 East Carmel Valley Road 93924 831-659-5715

Castroville Historical Society Castroville CA 10899 Palm Street 95012 831-633-2502

Monterey County Historical Society Salinas CA 333 Bardin Road 93905 831-757-8085


Town and City Halls in Monterey County California are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including Monterey County vital records such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall in Monterey County may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Carmel City Hall Carmel-by-the-Sea CA MONTE VERDE St 93921 831-620-2000

Gonzales City Hall Gonzales CA 147 4th Street 93926 831-675-5000

Greenfield City Hall Greenfield CA 45 El Camino Real 93927 831-674-5591

King City City Hall King CA 212 South Vanderhurst Avenue 93930 831-385-3281

Marina City Hall Marina CA 211 Hillcrest Avenue 93933 831-884-1278

Monterey City Hall Monterey CA 735 Pacific Street 93940 831-646-3765

Pacific Grove City Hall Pacific Grove CA 300 Forest Avenue 93950 831-648-3100

Salinas City Hall Salinas CA 200 Lincoln Avenue 93901 831-758-7381

Seaside City Hall Seaside CA 440 Harcourt Avenue 93955 831-899-6700

Soledad City Hall Soledad CA 248 Main Street 93960 831-678-3963


Assessor Offices in Monterey County California determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by Monterey County residents. Monterey County Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These Monterey County public records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Monterey County Assessor's Office Salinas CA 168 West Alisal Street 93901 831-755-5035


Recorders of Deeds in Monterey County California keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and Monterey County property tax records. The Monterey County Recorder's Office has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, Monterey County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and Monterey County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Monterey County Recorder of Deeds Salinas CA PO Box 29 93902 831-755-5041


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Monterey County California are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include Monterey County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Monterey County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including Monterey County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain Monterey County public records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Monterey County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office Salinas CA 168 West Alisal Street 93901 831-755-5057


Archives in Monterey County California preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing Monterey County genealogical research. Monterey County Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain Monterey County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Monterey Diocese Archive Monterey CA 580 Fremont Street 93940 831-373-2127

Monterey Historical Archive Monterey CA 469 Pacific Street 93940 831-373-3811

Monterey Peninsula College Admission and Records Archive Monterey CA 980 Fremont Street 93940 831-645-1372