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Santa Clara County Historical and Genealogical Society


Santa Clara County Historical and Genealogical Society


Promotes, encourages and facilitates the study of local history and genealogy. The society assists the professional staff of Santa Clara City Library to maintain and manage a collection of genealogical and historical materials that is available for public use during the library's hours. All are invited to join. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month (except August and December), 6:15-8 pm. A free three-part geneology "Beginner's Seminar" is offered twice a year, usually in the spring and fall.


Public Transit:

VTA stops within 2 blocks.
2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051-5387 37.3406964 -121.9737925 Other

Service Options

Accessibility Options:

  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair



Society dues: $20 per year ($25 for 2 people in the same household), plus $8 for the biannual publication. Checks accepted.


Genealogists and historians



How to Apply:

Call, email, write or walk in.

Service Wait Estimate:

3-6 weeks for response from research team by mail, 1 week response to email.

Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County
  • Santa Cruz County