Butte County Vital Records

Search Butte County CA vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Butte County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Butte County Clerk Oroville CA 25 County Center Drive 95965 530-538-7761


Butte County Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Butte County Health Department Chico CA 695 Oleander Avenue 95926 530-891-2731

Butte County Health Department Oroville CA 88 Table Mountain Boulevard 95965 530-538-2158

California State Health Department Chico CA 126 Mission Ranch Boulevard 95926 530-895-6711


Butte County Marriage License Office

Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Butte County Marriage License Oroville CA 25 County Center Drive 95965 530-538-7691


Butte County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Butte County Medical Examiner & Coroner Oroville CA 33 County Center Drive 95965 530-538-2261


Butte County Town & City Hall

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Biggs City Hall Biggs CA 465 C Street 95901 530-868-5493

Chico City Hall Chico CA 411 Main Street 95928 530-896-7200

Gridley City Hall Gridley CA 685 Kentucky Street 95948 530-846-5695

Oroville City Hall Oroville CA 1735 Montgomery Street 95965 530-538-2407

Paradise Town Hall Paradise CA 5555 Skyway 95969 530-872-6286