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State Resources — Nevada

Updated: August 2002

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document Vital Records

State office has birth and death records since July 1911, marriage and divorce records since January 1968. For earlier records, write to County Recorder in county where event occurred. Certified copies of marriage and divorce records are not available from State Health Department.

Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Death Records

Call (775) 684-4242 for information on record lookup fees.
Write to:
Division of Health — Vital Statistics
Capitol Complex
505 East King Street #102
Carson City, NV 89701
For county marriage records, contact the County Recorder in the county where the license was issued. Cost will vary.
For county divorce records, contact the County Clerk in the county where the divorce was granted.

book State Archives and Libraries

They currently have census records from 1860-1920, name indexes, county records, land records, copies of land patents, tax roles, immigrant ship lists, city directories into the 1800s, Revolutionary War and officer records, tombstone lists, newspapers dating into the 1800s, Nevada territorial records, and church records.

Write to:
Nevada State Library and Archives
Division of Archives and Records
100 N. Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4285
Telephone: (702) 684-3360
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00, closed Saturday and Sunday.

 Local Genealogical Societies

Write to:
Nevada State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 20666
Reno, NV 89515-0666
  Publication: Nevada State Genealogical Society Newsletter

  Nevada Historical Society
1650 N. Virginia
Reno, NV 89503
Telephone: (775) 688-1190

  Northeastern Nevada Genealogical Society
1515 Idaho St.
Elko, NV 89801
Telephone: (702) 738-3418
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