Lookup Public Records in Humboldt County, California. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Humboldt County, California
Humboldt County is located in the state of California; the county was formed in 1853 from part of Trinity County and was named after Humboldt Bay. According to a census done by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2010, the county has a population of approximately 134,623 people and a total area of 4,052 square miles. The county seat is Eureka. The following cities are within the county: Arcata, Blue Lake, Eureka, Ferndale, Fortuna, Rio Dell and Trinidad.
Kelly E. Sanders is the Humboldt County Clerk-Recorder as of 2015; his office records various authorized documents and maps; registers all births, deaths, and public marriages occurring within Humboldt County; and collects transfer tax and other fees. After being recorded, the documents and certificates are made available for examination within the office by interested parties. In addition, the Clerk-Recorder’s office registers confidential marriages, issues marriage licenses, and performs marriage ceremonies. The office also performs services related to filing of Notary Bonds, registration of professional agents and similar services, and filing of Fictitious Business Name statements.
Public records can be accessed by doing a search online, by visiting the record’s office in person, or by request through mail. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Humboldt County Clerk Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to all the records that are available online. For records that cannot be accesses through the website, you will have to visit the recorder’s office with a completed records request form. However, if you cannot make it to the recorder’s office in person, you can mail the records request form to the recorder’s office. You can also make enquiries regarding public records by calling the recorder’s office at (707) 445-7593.
Below is the physical address of the Humboldt County Clerk-Recorder’s office:
825 5th Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open during the lunch hour.
Humboldt County Clerk-Recorder
County Government Office
Address: 825 5th Street 5th Floor Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: (707) 445-7593