Local Records

VCGS maintains an extensive collection of records for Ventura County which have been transcribed by our volunteers. Please select one of these subpages:

Please take note that the site search function (red SEARCH button at right) does not search within our databases (such as Area Deaths and Cemeteries). However, it will bring up matches to records in the Histories/Biographies and Indexes/Transcriptions sections. So be sure to search in the databases individually as well as using the site search.

The County Recorder maintains records for Birth, Death and Marriages. To request copies of a vital record, go to:Recorder’s Office The address is:  Ventura County Clerk and Recorder, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA 93009 Phone: (805) 654-3666