Orange County Records

Search for Orange 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 Orange County California are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of Orange 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 Orange County. They may also keep documents related to Orange County property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Orange County Clerk is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Aliso Viejo City Clerk Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2505

Anaheim City Clerk Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5166

Brea City Clerk Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7756

Dana Point City Clerk Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-3501

Deputy City Clerk Tustin CA 300 Centennial Way 92780 714-573-3026

Fountain Valley City Clerk Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4445

Fullerton City Clerk Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6350

Garden Grove City Clerk Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Parkway 92840 714-741-5040

Irvine City Clerk Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6205

Laguna Beach City Clerk Laguna Beach CA 505 Forest Avenue 92651 949-497-0705


Town and City Halls in Orange County California are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including Orange 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 Orange 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.

Aliso Viejo City Hall Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2500

Anaheim City Hall Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5100

Brea City Hall Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7600

Buena Park City Hall Buena Park CA 6650 Beach Boulevard 90621 714-562-3500

Costa Mesa City Hall Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5106

Cypress City Hall Cypress CA 5275 Orange Avenue 90630 714-229-6700

Dana Point City Hall Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-3500

Fountain Valley City Hall Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4410

Fullerton City Hall Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6300

Garden Grove City Hall Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Pkwy 92840 714-741-5000

Huntington Beach City Hall Huntington Beach CA 2000 Main Street 92648 714-536-5486

Irvine City Hall Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6000

La Habra City Hall La Habra CA 201 East La Habra Boulevard 90631 562-905-9700

La Palma City Hall La Palma CA 7822 Walker St 90623 714-690-3300

Laguna Beach City Hall Laguna Beach CA 505 Forest Avenue 92651 949-497-3311

Laguna Niguel City Hall Laguna Niguel CA 30111 Crown Valley Parkway 92677 949-362-4300

Laguna Woods City Hall Laguna Woods CA 24264 El Toro Road 92637 949-639-0500

Lake Forest City Hall Lake Forest CA 25550 Commercentre Drive 92630 949-467-3418

Los Alamitos City Hall Los Alamitos CA 3191 Katella Avenue 90720 562-431-3538


Historical Societies in Orange 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. Orange County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Orange County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Orange 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 Orange County public records.

Anaheim Historical Society Anaheim CA 703 North Lemon Street 92805 714-292-0042

Balboa Island Museums & Historical Society Newport Beach CA 331 Marine Avenue 92662 949-675-3952

Brea Historical Society Brea CA 125 West Elm Street 92821 714-256-2283

Buena Park Historical Society Buena Park CA 6631 Beach Boulevard 90621 714-562-3570

Costa Mesa Historical Society Costa Mesa CA 1870 Anaheim Avenue 92627 949-631-5918

Dana Point Historical Society Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-8121

Garden Grove Historical Society Garden Grove CA 12174 Euclid Street 92840 714-530-8871

Huntington Beach Historical Society Huntington Beach CA 19820 Beach Boulevard 92648 714-962-5777

Irvine Historical Society Irvine CA 5 Sand 92614 949-786-4112

Laguna Historical Society Laguna Beach CA 278 Ocean Avenue 92651 949-497-6834

Laguna Woods Historical Society Laguna Woods CA 24266 Calle Aragon 92637 949-206-0150

Laguna Woods Leisure World Historical Society Laguna Woods CA 24262 Calle Aragon 92637 949-206-0150


Archives in Orange 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 Orange County genealogical research. Orange 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 Orange County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Anaheim Police Records Archive Anaheim CA 425 South Harbor Boulevard 92805 714-765-1990

Fountain Valley Police Records Archive Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4450

Fullerton College Admissions and Records Archive Fullerton CA 321 East Chapman Avenue 92832 714-992-7568

Fullerton University Archive Fullerton CA 800 North State College Boulevard 92831 657-278-3444

Garden Grove Police Records Archive Garden Grove CA 11301 Acacia Parkway 92840 714-741-5719

Laguna Niguel National Archive Laguna Niguel CA 24000 Avila Road 92677 949-360-2626


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Orange County California are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include Orange County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Orange County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including Orange County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain Orange 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.

Fullerton City Treasurer Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6570

Huntington Beach Huntington Beach CA 2000 Main Street 92648 714-536-5919

Laguna Beach City Treasurer Laguna Beach CA 505 Forest Avenue 92651 949-497-0327