Clerk Recorder

Trinity County SealShanna S. White

County Clerk/Recorder/Assessor




Welcome to the Trinity County Clerk Recorder Webpage

Office Hours as of 7-12-2024 are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday 11 am - 1 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm

What the Clerk/Recorder Does: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.  

  •     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 - An appointment is required for 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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Public Postings

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Recorded Document Index

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Assessor Website

Elections Website