Monterey County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Monterey County Clerk Offices
Monterey County Clerk168 West Alisal StreetSalinasCA93901831-755-5066
Greenfield City Clerk599 El Camino RealGreenfieldCA93927831-674-5591
Marina City Clerk211 Hillcrest AvenueMarinaCA93933831-384-3715
Seaside City Clerk440 Harcourt AvenueSeasideCA93955831-899-6202
Monterey County Town & City Halls
Monterey City Hall735 Pacific StreetMontereyCA93940831-646-3765
Carmel City HallMONTE VERDE StCarmel-by-the-SeaCA93921831-620-2000
Gonzales City Hall147 4th StreetGonzalesCA93926831-675-5000
Greenfield City Hall45 El Camino RealGreenfieldCA93927831-674-5591
King City City Hall212 South Vanderhurst AvenueKingCA93930831-385-3281
Marina City Hall211 Hillcrest AvenueMarinaCA93933831-884-1278
Pacific Grove City Hall300 Forest AvenuePacific GroveCA93950831-648-3100
Salinas City Hall200 Lincoln AvenueSalinasCA93901831-758-7381
Seaside City Hall440 Harcourt AvenueSeasideCA93955831-899-6700
Soledad City Hall248 Main StreetSoledadCA93960831-678-3963
Monterey County Marriage License Offices
Monterey County Marriage LicenseMonterey County Clerk, County Gov'T Admin. Building, 168 West Alisal Street, 1St FloorSalinasCA93901
Monterey County Marriage License168 West Alisal StreetSalinasCA93901831-755-5450
Monterey County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Monterey County Divorce Certificates
Monterey County Marriage Certificates & Records

Statistics

Married Couples 65,963 (52.4%)
Unmarried Couples 9,758 (2.3%)
Never Married Men 73,175 (42.7%)
Never Married Women 58,144 (35.2%)
Separated Men 2,393 (1.4%)
Separated Women 3,870 (2.3%)
Widowed Men 3,697 (2.2%)
Widowed Women 12,629 (7.7%)
Divorced Men 12,406 (7.2%)
Divorced Women 14,163 (8.6%)

The Truth About Marriage Records

Marriage Records in Monterey County California

Marriage Records in Monterey County California is confidential and private. Any individual who desires to view, study or obtain information relating to a marriage can visit the County Clerk’s Office to do so. The information is not broadcast to the general public either. This information is available for viewing only. Marriage Records is retained in the public register of deeds’ office, which is a public record database. Anyone looking to conduct a search can go to this office to do so.

If you are looking for marriage records, you will need to contact the registrar of records in the town in which the marriage occurred. The town clerk should be able to provide you with this information. The information contained in the records will include the names of the parties involved in the marriage, the date and place of the wedding, the names of the parents of either of the parties, witnesses at the wedding and the issuing authority (either the husband or wife). It may also include information regarding any children that were born out of the marriage and their current addresses.

There are several ways you can get this information. You could approach the county registrar of records directly. However, this can prove very time consuming and many people do not want to wait for hours before they have the information that they are looking for. They would rather look around online to try and find this information. By visiting the official website of the State of California you can also access the vital data registry for the state of California.

This is where things get interesting. Because marriage records are now considered public information, you can actually go online and find the information you are looking for. There are various sites that have access to this database. Some of these sites charge a fee but you will get all the information you are looking for in a couple of minutes and without having to foot the bill.

Once you have located one of these sites, all you need to do is enter the name of the person whose marriage records you are looking for. Within a few seconds, you will be able to see all the information that you need. All the personal information, the marriage license, the divorce papers, anything related to the marriage and any other information that is deemed relevant. If you want more information, you can always use the search option that most of the sites offer and use it to your advantage.

These marriage records that you find can be crucial if ever you decide to remarry. You should take care when choosing the site that you are using and make sure that the information you are provided with is reliable and true. Otherwise, you will risk your new found happiness being ruined because of a false report.