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Alaska State Vital Records

Alaska State Vital Records Office
Bureau of Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 110675
Juneau, AK 99811-0675
(907) 465-3391
Records include birth, marriage, and death records since January 1913 and divorce records since 1950.

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Family History Centers

What is a Family History Center?
Family History Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Centers provide access to many of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help you identify your ancestors.

Location and Hours
There are more than 3,400 centers worldwide. To find a Family History Center near you, see the list of addresses below.
Before you visit, you should contact the center to verify when it is open.

Staff members will show you around the center, answer some research questions (research expertise in each center varies), help you use center resources, and order microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library.
Many centers offer classes on different genealogical research topics.

Most centers have a computer with FamilySearch, which helps you search for information about your ancestors. FamilySearch includes Family History Library Catalog, International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, Social Security Death Index, Scottish Church Records and the United States Military Index
Most also have Personal Ancestral File, a computer program that allows you to organize your family history information.
Most centers also have a variety of resource files, microfilms, microfiche and published material such as genealogies, histories, gazetteers, atlases and maps at your disposal.

Family History Centers Near You

Anchorage Alaska
2501 Maplewood St
Anchorage, Municipality of Anchorage County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-277-8433

Bethel Alaska
9339 Tundra Ridge
Bethel, Bethel County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-543-2007
Hours: By appointment

Cordova Alaska
1.5 Miles Whitshed Road
Cordova, Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-424-7771
Hours: T 10am-2pm, 7-9pm

Delta Junction Alaska
2378 Deborah Street
Delta Junction, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-895-4700
Hours: W 7pm-9pm; Also open day or evening by appt.
Attention: k

Denali Alaska
Sulfite Way
Healy, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-683-2020
Hours: T 7pm- 9pm; Sun 1pm-4pm (Summer Only)

Eagle River Alaska
10012 Chandalar
Eagle River, Anchorage Borough County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-694-8538
Hours: T 10am-1pm, 7pm-9pm; Th 7pm-9pm

Fairbanks Alaska
1500 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, North Star Borough County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-456-1095
Hours: T-Th 9am-9pm; Sat 11am-4pm.

Glennallen Alaska
3rd Ave Terrace Drive
Glennallen, Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-822-3328
Hours: Sat 10am-1pm; Will open center if people can't make time listed.
Closed: Just in the process of opening a new FHC.

Haines Alaska
Small Track Rd Right Corner
Haines, Haines County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-766-2379

Homer Alaska
Mile 3 East Road
Homer, Kenai County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-235-7281
Hours: T 1pm-4pm; W 7pm-9pm; Sun 1-4pm.

Juneau Alaska
5100 Glacier Highway
Juneau, Juneau County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-780-2235
Hours: T-Th 10am-2pm, 7pm-9pm
Closed: Closed Thanksgiving week & last 2 weeks of December 2000

Ketchikan Alaska
2900 5th Avenue
Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-225-3291
Hours: T 9am-12pm, W 6:30pm-8:30pm, Th 5pm-7pm.

Kodiak Alaska
1476 Selief Lane
Kodiak, Kodiak County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-486-3162
Hours: T, Th 10am-1pm, 6:30pm-9pm.

Nome Alaska
Round The Clock Rd
Nome, Nome County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-985-5729

North Slope Alaska
4091 Boxer Street
Barrow, North Slope Borough County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-852-3291
Hours: Th 6pm-10pm

Palmer Alaska
560 W Arctic Avenue
Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-745-8003
Hours: T 11am-4pm, 6:30pm-8:30pm; W 6:30pm-8:30pm; Th 11am-4pm; F 10am-1pm by appt; Sun 10:10am-11am, 2:10pm-3pm.
Closed: Closed the last two weeks of December.

Petersburg Alaska
904 Sandybeach Road
Petersburg, Wrangell-Petersburg County, Alaska, United States
Hours: All days by appointment.

Seward Alaska
Mile 5.5 Seward HWY
Seward, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, United States
Hours: Open on demand.

Sitka Alaska
105 Shotgun Alley
Sitka, Sitka County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-747-8991
Hours: M,T 9am-12pm; W 6pm-9pm; F 1pm-4pm

Soldotna Alaska
159 Marydale Suite 8
Soldotna, Kenai Peninsula Borough County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-262-3581
Hours: T, Th 10am-4pm & 6pm-9pm; W 10am-1pm & 6pm-9pm; F 1pm-4pm & 6pm-9pm

Valdez Alaska
750 Meals Avenue
Valdez, Valdez-Cordova County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-835-4957
Hours: T 1pm-4pm; W 6pm-8pm; Th 9am-12pm

Wasilla Alaska
901 Bogard Road
Wasilla, Matanuska-Susitna County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-376-9774
Hours: T, Th 10am-8:30pm; W, F-Sat 10am-2pm.

Wrangell Alaska
3 1/2 Zimovia HWY
Wrangell, Wrangell-Petersburg County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-874-3778

Yakutat Alaska
Mallotts Avenue
Yakutat, Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon County, Alaska, United States
Phone: 907-784-3333

Other Resources

Information about state archives and libraries:

Write to:
Kenai Community Library
163 Main Street Loop
Kenai, AK 99611
Telephone: (907)-283-4378

Division of Libraries and Archives
Department of Education
P.O. Box 110571
Juneau, AK 99811
Telephone: (907)-465-2910
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00, closed Saturday, Sunday, and all state holidays
Records include information on territories, court records from 1884 to 1959 (criminal and civil), newspapers, photographs, maps, censuses records, a national collection of biographies, journals, and more on Alaska and pre-1900 Canada.

South Central Region:

University of Alaska, Anchorage
Consortium Library
Archives and Manuscripts Department
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Telephone: (907) 786-1848

Arctic Polar Region:

University of Alaska, Fairbanks
E. E. Rasmuson Library
Rare Books, Archives and Manuscripts
P.O. Box 756808
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6808
Telephone: (907) 474-7481

Information about state genealogical societies:

Write to:
Alaska Genealogical Society
7030 Dickerson Drive
Anchorage, AK 99504


See also: Alaska Genealogy at Live Roots, and Original Alaska Documents


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