San Diego County Records

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

Carlsbrand City Clerk Carlsbad CA 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive 92008 760-434-2821

Chula Vista City Clerk Chula Vista CA 276 4th Avenue 91910 619-691-5041

El Cajon County Clerk El Cajon CA 200 South Magnolia Avenue 92020 619-441-1763

Encinitas Clerk Encinitas CA 505 South Vulcan Avenue 92024 760-633-2601

Escondido City Clerk Escondido CA 201 North Broadway 92025 760-839-4617

La Mesa City Clerk La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Avenue 91942 619-667-1120

National City Clerk National CA 1243 National City Boulevard 91950 619-336-4228


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

Alpine Historical Society Alpine CA 2116 Tavern Road 91901 619-659-8740

Carlsbad Historical Society Carlsbad CA 258 Beech Avenue 92008 760-434-9189

Del Mar Historical Society Del Mar CA 240 10th Street 92014 858-794-0029

Edgemoor Barn - Santee Historical Society Santee CA 9200 Magnolia Avenue 92071 619-224-2024

El Cajon Historical Society El Cajon CA 280 Magnolia Avenue 92020 619-444-3800

Encinitas Historical Society Encinitas CA 390 West F Street 92024 760-942-9066

Escondido Historical Society Escondido CA 321 North Broadway 92025 760-743-8207

Fallbrook Historical Society Fallbrook CA 260 Rockycrest Lane 92028 760-723-4125

Gaslamp Black Historical Society San Diego CA 906 Market Street 92101 619-232-1480

Japanese American Historical Society Spring Valley CA 10463 Austin Drive 91978 619-660-0174

Julian Historical Society Julian CA 2133 4th Street 92036 760-765-0683

La Jolla Historical Society San Diego CA 7846 Eads Avenue 92037 858-459-5335

La Mesa Historical Society La Mesa CA 8369 University Avenue 91942 619-466-0197

Lakeside Historical Society Lakeside CA 9906 Maine Avenue 92040 619-561-1886

Lemon Grove Historical Society Lemon Grove CA 3185 Olive Street 91945 619-460-4353

Mcrd Museum Historical Society San Diego CA 4025 Tripoli Avenue 92140 619-524-4426

Mountain Empire Historical Society Campo CA 31130 California 94 91906 619-478-5707

National City California Historical Society National CA 1615 East 4th Street 91950 619-474-8905

National City Historical Society National CA 923 A Avenue 91950 619-477-3451

Oceanside Historical Society Oceanside CA 305 North Nevada Street 92054 760-722-4786

Ponto Historical Society Carlsbad CA 7290 Ponto Drive 92011 760-438-2140

Poway Historical Society Poway CA 14114 Midland Road 92064 858-679-8587

Ramona California Historical Society Ramona CA 645 Main Street 92065 760-789-7644

Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society Rancho Santa Fe CA 6036 La Flecha 92067 858-756-9291

San Diego Black Historical Society San Diego CA 740 Market Street 92101 619-232-1480

San Diego Chinese Historical Society San Diego CA 404 Third Avenue 92101 619-338-9888


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

Carlsbad City Hall Carlsbad CA 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive 92008 760-434-2820

Chula Vista City Hall Chula Vista CA 276 4th Avenue 91910 619-691-5031

Coronado City Hall Coronado CA 1825 Strand Way 92118 619-522-7300

Descanso Town Hall Descanso CA 24536 Viejas Grade Road 91916 619-445-9505

Encinitas City Hall Encinitas CA 505 S Vulcan Ave 92024 760-633-2600

Escondido City Hall Escondido CA 201 North Broadway 92025 760-839-4880

La Mesa City Hall La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Ave 91942 619-463-6611

National City City Hall National CA 1243 National City Boulevard 91950 619-336-4226

Oceanside City Hall Oceanside CA 300 N Coast Hwy 92054 760-435-3969

Poway City Hall Poway CA 13325 Civic Center Drive 92064 858-668-4400

San Diego City Hall San Diego CA 202 C Street 92101 619-533-4000


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

Carlsbad City Treasurer Carlsbad CA 1635 Faraday Avenue 92008 760-602-2473

El Cajon Treasurer El Cajon CA 200 Civic Center Way 92020 619-441-1721


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

Carlsbad Records Archive Carlsbad CA 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive 92008 760-434-2808

Escondido School District Pupil Records Archive Escondido CA 420 Falconer Road 92027 760-432-2247


Assessor Offices in San Diego 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 San Diego County residents. San Diego 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 San Diego 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.

San Diego County Assessor San Marcos CA 141 East Carmel Street 92078 760-940-6868

San Diego County Assessor San Diego CA 9225 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard 92123 619-237-0502