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Local Genealogical Rooms

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center
2400 N. 11th Avenue
Hanford, CA 93230-8960
559-582-8960
Run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Family History Center has a wealth of free genealogy information. Family History Centers are branch facilities of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Centers provide access to most of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help patrons identify their ancestors. Everyone is welcome to come to the centers to use their resources. Note: Because of limited staff, Family History Centers cannot respond to mail inquires.

Fresno County Public Library
2420 Mariposa Street
Fresno, CA 93721-6230
559-600-6230
The San Joaquin Valley Heritage & Genealogy Center was created in 1993 as a cooperative effort of the Fresno County Public Library and the Fresno County Genealogical Society. It unites the Library's local and California historical collections with the extensive library of the Society. Total holdings consist of approximately 30,000 books and pamphlets, 5,000 microforms, 300 CD-ROMs, and many other types of research materials.

Tulare Public Library
475 North M Street
Tulare, CA 93274
559-685-4500
The Tulare Public Library has one of the largest collections of genealogical materials in Central California. It consists of books, microfilm, microfiche, compact disks, newspapers, vertical files, and city directories.