The Santa Cruz County Clerk's Office keeps and preserves public records for the Santa Cruz County, California government. As part of this job, Clerks maintain Santa Cruz County vital records, including birth certificates, marriage records, death certificates, and divorce records. These documents list personal information such as names, dates of birth, and other identifying information, and they may be required to obtain California government identification or to receive government services. These documents establish identity and can be used for Santa Cruz County genealogical research. Santa Cruz County Clerk Offices may also keep records on Santa Cruz County property ownership, property taxes, and title deeds, as well as property sale records. The Clerk Office maintains multiple different county records and services, which may be available online.
Santa Cruz County Clerk Santa Cruz CA 701 Ocean Street 95060 831-454-2060
Scotts Valley City Clerk Scotts Valley CA 1 Civic Center Drive 95066 831-440-5602