Open by appointment only. Please call (916) 718-2918 or (916) 205-3757


About Us

FREE Classes

Personal one-on-one help

Scan photos & DOCUMENTS


We offer free community classes covering the basics of family history research to the more advanced topics like DNA and fun classes for the family, like making family history Christmas ornaments. Just click the classes link at the top of the page to see what we have in store for you this month.

Scan photos & DOCUMENTS

Personal one-on-one help

Scan photos & DOCUMENTS


Do you have photo albums, pictures and important documents that you don't want to lose? Come on in and scan your items for free. You can save them to a flash drive, CD, or DVD for safe keeping.

Personal one-on-one help

Personal one-on-one help

Personal one-on-one help


Our friendly staff is available to help you with your family history. no appointment necessary. Just come on in during our normal business hours and one of our trained staff members will be happy to assist you.

Make an Appointment

Genealogical Associations

Personal one-on-one help


If our business hours don't work with your schedule and you would like some personal help finding your ancestors, just give us a call and set up an after hours appointment. We will make every effort to schedule a time that is convenient for you.

Genealogical Associations

Genealogical Associations

Genealogical Associations


El Dorado County has a vast array of genealogy organizations. We are happy to help you contact organizations such as Roots and Gold Dust, Daughters of the American Revolution, the Renaissance Society, the El Dorado County Museum Records Room and so many more.

Just arrived!!!

Genealogical Associations

Genealogical Associations


We have had many requests for a negative and slide scanner. We are pleased to announce that we now have an Epson Perfection V600 Slide and negative scanner. So come on it and check it out! Classes are scheduled every month. 


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Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

El Dorado Family History Center

3275 Cedar Ravine Road, Placerville, California 95667, United States

(530) 621-1378


Open today

11:00 am – 08:00 pm

2020 Closure Dates

Thanksgiving Week - Nov. 24-30

The Weeks of Christmas and New Years

Dec. 22 through Jan 4. 

We will reopen Tuesday, Jan 5th, 2021

Drop us a line!