Clerk Recorder

Trinity County SealShanna S. White

County Clerk/Recorder/Assessor

Julie K. Barcellona

Assistant County Clerk/Recorder/Assessor


Welcome to the Trinity County Clerk Recorder Webpage

If you have any questions regarding your Vital Records (birth, marriage or death certificates) and/or replacement deeds, please contact the office by phone 530.623.1215 or e-mail


Notice of Fee Increase - $75

Effective January 1, 2018, California Government Code Section §27388.1 (SB2 - Building Homes and Jobs Act) requires that documents accepted for recording at the Trinity County Recorder's Office be charged an additional seventy-five dollars ($75) fee per title, unless exempted by statute.

The Clerk/Recorder is responsible for recording, filing and the preservation of documents and indexes pertaining to land title in the county; as well as those pertaining to liens or encumbrances on land.  

What the Clerk/Recorder Does:

  •     Issuing public and confidential Marriage Licenses
  •     Performing Civil Ceremonies
    • Requires an appointment - Please call (530) 623-1215 for information and scheduling
  •     Issuing certified copies of Marriage Certificates
  •     Registering Birth and Death Records
    • Please call (530) 623-1215 for information regarding Out-of-Hospital Birth Registration
  •     Issuing certified copies of Birth Certificates
  •     Issuing certified copies of Death Certificates
  •     Filing Fictitious Business Name Statements
  •     Records/Files authorized documents & maps
  •     Collects transfer tax and other fees
  •     Issues exact copies of recorded documents

The Clerk/Recorder Does NOT:

  •     Notarize Documents
  •     Give legal advice regarding documents
  •     Assist in completing documents
  •     Verify the accuracy of documents

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