Lookup Public Records in Amador CountyCalifornia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Amador County, California Overview

Amador County, officially the County of Amador is located in the state of California. The county was formed in May 11, 1854 and named after José María Amador, a soldier, rancher, and miner, born in San Francisco in 1794. The county seat is Jackson. As of 2013, the county has a population of 36519. The county has a total area of 606 square miles, 595 square miles of which is land, and 11.4 square miles is water. Amador County borders the following counties: El Dorado County, CA to the north; Calaveras County, CA to the south; Alpine County, CA to the east; Sacramento County, CA to the west, and; San Joaquin County, CA to the southwest.

Amador County Clerk Information

The County Recorder is responsible for recording, filing and the preservation of documents and indices pertaining to land title in the County; as well as those pertaining to liens or encumbrances on land. The County Recorder also issues certified copies of all birth and death certificates occurring in Amador County and all marriage licenses issued in this County.
The County Clerk’s functions are all non-judicial. Some of these include filing of Fictitious Business Name Statements, issuance of Marriage Licenses, filing of Notary Bonds, Powers of Attorney and Environmental Filings.
In Amador County, the County Clerk/Recorder is also appointed by the State of California as the Local Registrar of Births & Deaths. These duties include registering all birth and death certificates occurring in Amador County and transmitting those original records to the California Department of of Public Health- Office of Vital Statistics.

Birth and death records, for events that occurred in this county, are only available from 1872 to current. Forms must be obtained from a stationery store, title company, attorney or online. In their website, several record request forms are available for download, and you’ll need to fill in as much information as available. Records for which request forms are available include vital records like birth and death records, as well as marriage records.

Below is the physical address for the Recorder/Clerk’s Office:
Kimberly L. Grady
County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar of Voters
810 Court Street Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6468
Business Hours: Monday – Friday
8am to 5pm – Recorder
8am to 3:30pm – Clerk functions

Court Clerk Information
Documents maintained in court case files are public records and subject to public inspection. The public may view and obtain copies of the following case types:

  • Criminal
  • Civil
  • Domestic / Family Law (Divorce, Child Custody, Legal Separation, and Domestic Violence)
  • Mental Health (Civil and Criminal)
  • Minor Offenses (Traffic and Infractions )
  • Paternity – Judgment only for non-parties
  • Probate
  • Small Claims

    Below is the physical address of the Court Clerk’s Office:
    Amador Superior Court
    500 Argonaut Lane
    Jackson, CA. 95642

    Amador, CA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200951,811
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,675
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009108
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009181
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200966
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009868
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,152
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,891
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009812
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,560
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009538
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,936
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009335
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009245
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20097,633
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20093,644
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,159
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009452
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009869
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009218
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,129
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,227
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200981
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,432
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009265
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009101
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009291
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200910,579

    Amador County Recorder Clerk
    County Government Office

    Address: 810 Court Street Jackson, CA 95642
    Phone: (209) 223-6468

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