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San Bernardino County, CA Public Records

Central District - Superior Court
351 N Arrowhead Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92415
Hours: 8AM-4PM PST
P: 909-885-0139
F: 909-521-3060
Visa/MC accepted.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions, Small Claims, Eviction
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, medical, probation or sealed records released
Civil Division is at 303 W Third ST. Small claims phone- 909-708-8652. Probate cases are handled by this court for the District.
Rancho Cucamonga District - Superior Court
8303 N Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Hours: 8AM-4PM PST
F: 909-285-3529
Visa/MC accepted for civil records.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Traffic
Restricted Records: No probation reports released
Formerly West District Superior Ct. Effective 2/28/11, probate & conservatorships filings shall be filed in the San Bernardino Historic Courthouse, 351 N Arrowhead, 1st Fl, San Bernardino, CA 92415.
Needles District - Superior Court
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363
Hours: 8AM-3PM when open. PST
P: 760-326-4355
F: 760-326-9254
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No probation reports released
The Needles District is open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the second full week of each month during the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm. The remaining weeks the clerk’s office is closed and the public is referred to the Barstow District.
Twin Peaks District - Superior Court (CLOSED)
F: n/a
Jurisdiction: Traffic Misdemeanor, Civil under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Court Closed 10/2/2006; cases now heard at the San Bernardino District Courthouse, 351 N Arrowhead Ave, San Bernardino, 909-885-0139. For traffic- 909-384-1888; Civil- 909-387-3922; Small Claims- 909-387-3170.
Big Bear District - Superior Court
Hours: 8AM-4PM PST
P: 909-866-0150
F: n/a
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims
This court is only open the first full week of the month. All mail should be sent C/O the Victorville District at 14455 Civic Dr Ste 200, Victorville, CA 92392-2397. Probate within this district is handled at San Bernardino location.
Barstow District - Superior Court
235 E Mountain View Ave
Barstow, CA 92311
Hours: 8AM-4PM PST
P: 760-256-4814
F: n/a
Major credit cards accepted.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No probation or confidential reports released
Includes the City of Barstow and the unincorporated areas of Yermo, Lenwood, Daggett, Hinkley and Baker. Probate filings after 10/23/2006 can be found at San Bernardino Central District. Includes criminal cases from Needles since 09/08/2009.
Chino Division - Superior Court (CLOSED)
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Eviction
Closed effective 12/31/2012/ All traffic and criminal matters heard at Rancho Cucamonga location - except if related to CA Highway Patrol, then see the Fontana location.
Redlands District - Superior Court (CLOSED)
F: n/a
Jurisdiction: Traffic Infractions, Probate
This court is closed. Most case files were moved to the court in San Bernardino.
Joshua Tree District - Superior Court
6527 White Feather Rd
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Hours: 8AM-3PM PST
P: 760-974-3047
F: 760-974-3033
Visa/MC accepted.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Family Law
Restricted Records: No probation reports, confidential records released
Includes the incorporated area of City of Twenty-Nine Palms, Town of Yucca Valley and unincorporated areas of Morongo Valley, Pioneertown, Landers, Johnson Valley, Joshua Tree, and Wonder Valley.
Fontana District - Superior Court
17780 Arrow Blvd
Fontana, CA 92335
Hours: 7:30AM-4PM PST
P: 909-350-9322
F: n/a
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No probation reports or police records released
Includes the Cities of Fontana, Rialto, Crestmore and the unincorporated areas of Lytle Creek Canyon and Bloomington. Includes small claims cases form Chino and Rancho Cucamonga since July 6, 2010.
Victorville District - Superior Court
14455 Civic Dr, Ste 200
Victorville, CA 92392
Hours: 8AM-3PM PST
P: 760-245-6215
F: n/a
$5.00 minimum for credit card payment.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Restricted Records: No probation reports released
Includes the cities of Victorville, Adelanto Hesperia and the areas of Apple Valley, El Mirage, Helendale, Lucerne Valley, Oro Grande, Phelan, Pinon Hill, Oakhills and Wrightwood. Probate filings after 2/28/2011 are in San Bernardino.

San Bernardino County, CA Vital Records

Contact the San Bernardino County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

San Bernardino County
County Recorder
222 W Hospitality Ln, 1st Fl
San Bernardino, CA 92415
8AM-4:30PM PST
Phone: 855-732-2575
Fax: 909-386-9050
Recorded Documents

Official San Bernardino County Vital Certificates

San Bernardino County Vital Certificates

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San Bernardino County Information

While it is the 12th most populated county in the United States, San Bernardino County takes the number one position when it comes to size. In terms of area, the County is easily the largest and is bigger than nine of the nation's smallest states. Geographically, San Bernardino County is located inland and extends eastward to the Colorado River. Its terrain consists mostly of desert and mountains and includes small portions of Death Valley and the Joshua Tree National Park. Big Bear Lake and Bear Mountain are also located within the County and are popular resorts that contribute to the County's tourism sector.

As part of the Inland Empire, San Bernardino County is known for its mix of recreation, diverse landscapes, and arts community. Recreationally, residents and visitors have many options. Whether its skiing or snowboarding in the mountains during winter or fishing and boating on one of the many lakes during the summer, there is always something to do outdoors in the area. There are also plenty of indoor attractions for people to enjoy as well. There is the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra, several theaters featuring live performances, movie theaters, live music venues, museums, and art galleries. No matter what your interests are, whether they lie with outdoor physical activities or with indoor cultural browsing, San Bernardino County has it all.

San Bernardino County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 20,052.50 sq mi
Population (2009): 2,017,673
  • Females: 49.8%
  • White: 80.1%
  • Black/African American: 9.5%
  • Asian: 6.0%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 48.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 35.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): 308,230
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 18.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 34.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 74.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 3.15
Housing Units (2000): 601,369
Homeownership Rate (2000): 64.5%
Migration Flow to San Bernardino County, CA from (2007-2008):

San Bernardino County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $38,691,339
  • Construction: $3,362,631
  • Retail Trade: $3,345,210
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,643,972
  • Healthcare: $3,796,197
  • Banking: $1,288,721
  • Retail Trade: $3,345,210
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $1,040,024
  • Manufacturing: $3,816,306
  • Farms: $-59,903
  • Government: $9,051,278
Employed (2000): 661,272
Unemployed (2000): 59,913
Unemployment Rate (2009): 13.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,024
Local Government Employment (2007): 91,480
Local Government Revenue (2007): $7,937,288 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $6,021,366 (thou. dol.)

San Bernardino County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 35,190
  • Per 1,000 population: 17.7
Deaths (2007): 12,017
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.0
Infant Deaths (2007): 205
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.8

San Bernardino County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 10,489
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 119
  • Forcible rape: 494
  • Robbery: 3,488
  • Aggravated Assault: 6,388
Property Crimes (2008): 61,290
  • Burglary: 15,416
  • Larceny-Theft: 34,663
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 11,211

San Bernardino County Genealogy Records