Kern County Public Index

Search for Kern County CA public indexes. A public index search provides information on vital documents, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, court cases, legal disputes, criminal trials, traffic court violations, family court cases, misdemeanor charges, felony charges, criminal sentences, plea bargains, settlements, court records, case information, property records, property tax reports, property appraisals, government publications, and public documents.


Kern County Courts act as judicial bodies to resolve legal disputes, including civil and criminal cases in Kern County California. They may also provide a searchable public index of Kern County court records, including case information, trial outcomes, and any sentences, plea bargains, or settlements. Kern County public indexes allow searches by name or business name, by case number, or by court or case type, which can provide information on misdemeanors and felonies, traffic court violations, family court cases, divorce records, and appeal records. Many Courts provide online access to the Kern County public index.

Bakersfield Juvenile Court Bakersfield CA 2100 College Avenue 93305 661-868-4270

Bakersfield Superior Court Bakersfield CA 1415 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-5393

Delano Superior Court Delano CA 1122 Jefferson Street 93215 661-720-5800

Kern County Superior Court Bakersfield CA 1215 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-7207

Lamont Superior Court Lamont CA 12022 Main Street 93241 661-868-5800

Shafter Superior Court Shafter CA 325 Central Valley Highway 93263 661-746-7500

Taft Superior Court Taft CA 311 North Lincoln Street 93268 661-763-8566


Kern County Town and City Halls provide municipal services to their area, which includes keeping a number of documents that are accessible to the public in Kern County California. Kern County public records, including vital documents, property records, and permit records, may be available through a public index database. Kern County public indexes can provide searchable databases for birth certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, and death certificates, as well as property-related records like property tax assessments, property appraisals, and property owner information. These records can help conduct a Kern County background check or locate information about a person or business.

Arvin City Hall Arvin CA 200 Campus Drive 93203 661-854-3134

Bakersfield City Hall Bakersfield CA 1600 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-326-3767

California City City Hall California CA 21000 Hacienda Boulevard 93505 760-373-8661

Delano City Hall Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-721-9985

Maricopa City Hall Maricopa CA 400 California Street 93252 661-769-8279

McFarland City Hall McFarland CA 401 West Kern Avenue 93250 661-792-2121

Ridgecrest City Hall Ridgecrest CA 100 West California Avenue 93555 760-499-5040

Shafter City Hall Shafter CA 336 Pacific Avenue 93263 661-746-5000

Taft City Hall Taft CA 209 East Kern Street 93268 661-763-1222

Tehachapi City Hall Tehachapi CA 115 South Robinson Street 93561 661-822-2200

Wasco City Hall Wasco CA 764 E Street 93280 661-758-7200


Kern County Libraries collect and store documents and multimedia records which they make available to the public in Kern County California. A Library, especially a state library or municipal library, may also store public records. Libraries often make these records available through a public index, or a searchable database to locate Kern County government agency reports, government publications, vital records, and other public documents. These records can be used to find information on any individual or business, look up government documents, or conduct a background check, and Kern County public indexes may be available on the Library website.

Beale Memorial Library Bakersfield CA 701 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-0701

Grace Van Dyke Bird Library Bakersfield CA 1801 Panorama Drive 93305 661-395-4461

Northeast Bakersfield Library Bakersfield CA 3725 Columbus Street 93306 661-871-9017

Rathbun Branch Library Bakersfield CA 200 West China Grade Loop 93308 661-393-6431

Southwest Library Bakersfield CA 8301 Ming Avenue 93311 661-664-7716


Kern County Clerk Offices maintain public records for a county or local government, including vital records, property records, and permit records in Kern County California. Clerks may provide a public index to search their Kern County records, which can provide information on birth certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, and death certificates. Kern County public indexes may also contain property tax assessments, real estate appraisal reports, property owner information, and other records related to property. Kern County Clerks may provide online access to their public index, which can be used for many forms of research.

Delano Clerk Delano CA 1015 11th Avenue 93215 661-720-2228

Kern County Clerk Bakersfield CA 1115 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-3590


Kern County Archives preserve documents and other records that hold historical significance in Kern County California. They may also keep public records such as Kern County birth certificates, property sale records, and historical maps. Archives may provide a public index to search for their documents by type, location, name, or business name. These public indexes can also provide information on historic property boundaries, death certificates, and criminal records, making them valuable resources for conducting Kern County genealogical research. Archives may provide access to the Kern County public index on their website.

Kern County Hall of Records Archive Bakersfield CA 1655 Chester Avenue 93301 661-868-6400

Kern County Vital Records Archive Bakersfield CA 1800 Mount Vernon Avenue 93306 661-868-0335