Listed below are some general seach tools that may lead you to useful Sierra County genealogical information. Some are databases of records and others, categorized lists of website links. Only free websites appear in this list.

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Site Updated: 26 June 2016


California Genealogy


Two similar websites containing different sets of useful Sierra County links.

California Pioneer Project

Volunteer project accumulating researcher-submitted bibliographies for people either born in California prior to 1880 or migrated here before then (1880 data can be found in the 1880 California Census). Also includes many links to useful California genealogy web sites.

Cyndi's List

The world's most comprehensive list of genealogy web sites categorized by both type and location.

Digital State Archives

Links to digital archives for the various states. Includes a number of useful links for California.


The LDS genealogy research site.

Genealogy Inc. (Sierra Co.)

Provides general information about Sierra County of interest to genealogists. Focus is on government sources.

Genealogy Trails History Group

Contains useful Sierra County links. In particular, links to info about local cemeteries.

Golden Nugget Library

Contains a huge number of links to web sites containing California genealogical and historical information.

NorCal Genealogy – home

NorCal Genealogy – toc

NorCal Genealogy – Lookups

A resource site that describes available records (both online and not) and where they can be found. Contains links to useful online databases.