Lookup Public Records in Stanislaus County, California. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Stanislaus County, California Overview
Stanislaus County is located in the state of California. The county was formed in April 1, 1854 and named after Estanislao. The county seat is Modesto. As of 2013, the county has a population of 525491. The county has a total area of 1515 square miles, 1495 square miles of which is land, and 20 square miles is water. The county consists of 26 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 95355 recorded as the one with the largest population. Stanislaus County borders the following counties: San Joaquin County, CA to the north; Merced County, CA to the south; Tuolumne County, CA to the east; Santa Clara County, CA to the west; Calaveras County, CA to the northeast; Alameda County, CA to the northwest, and; Mariposa County, CA to the southeast.
Stanislaus County Clerk Information
The County Clerk and Recorder processes documents related to birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, certified copies of vital statistics, document filings and recordings of real property; processes passports; and conducts civil wedding ceremonies. The County Clerk-Recorder is responsible for examination and recording of documents presented to the office that deal with establishing ownership of land in the County or as required by law.
Blank forms are provided in the Clerk-Recorder website. Note that you cannot submit any of these forms online. You can have these forms, which range from birth and death certificate applications to applications for license and certificate of marriage, mailed to you in case you can’t get them online.
An index is also available in their site. The index to official records in the Recorder’s Office is set up on an alphabetical (grantor/grantee) and numeric system. Most parties on a document are indexed in either a grantor or grantee category. Parcel Maps are indexed under the name of the property owner at the time the property was split and the section, township and range.
Below is the physical address of the Clerk-Recorder’s Office:
1021 I Street, Suite 101
Modesto, CA 95354
Phone: (209) 525-5250
Mon – Fri: 8am – 4pm
Court Clerk Information
The Superior Court provides a handy online case index, where you can perform searches.
Below is the physical address of the Superior Court:
800 11th Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Stanislaus County Clerk
County Government Office
Address: 1021 I St #101, Modesto, CA 95354, United States