Greenlee County Resources

The only cemetery records I don't have on line is the one operated by the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Information can be obtained by writing to the church at 329 Chase Creek, Morenci, AZ 85533. Phone number is (520) 865-2285.

Greenlee County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probrate, and civil court
records from 1911. Write to P.O. Box 1625, Clifton, AZ   85533-1625. Call for current fees at 520-865-4242.

The County Recorder has land records. Write to P.O. Box 1625, Clifton, AZ   85533-1625. Call for current fees at 520-865-2632.

The State of Arizona has birth and death records.
Write to Department of Health Services, Vital Records Division, P O Box 3887, Phoenix, AZ 85030.
Or if you are in Phoenix, the street address is 1818 W. Adams, Phoenix, AZ 85007.
The phone number is 602-364-1300 or 1-888-816-5907.
You can now search for birth certificates from 1887 to 1929 and death certificates from 1878 to 1954.
Arizona Genealogy Birth and Death Certificates

The Copper Era Newspaper in Clifton is printed by the Eastern Arizona Courier. It is my understanding that they have what's left of the records before the big flood of 1983. They are at and the address is: P.O. Drawer N, Safford, AZ 85548 Telephone: (520) 428-2560 - FAX: (520) 428-5396 E-mail:

The Greenlee County Historical Society has a wonderful museum and gift shop at 315 Chase Creek. The have a great deal of books for sale, chronicling the early days of Arizona. They have a well stocked library and archives that is open to the public by appointment. Call for hours at 520 865 3115. The address is P.O. Box 787, Clifton, AZ 85533.

The Greenlee County Chamber of Commerce has data available on the County population and facilities. P.O. Box 1237, Clifton, AZ 85533-1237. Phone 520 865-3313.
The Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records has a website with tons of valuable information:  Contact information:

The United States Internet Genealogical Society - USIGS
If any one has any information on what can be found at
the local libraries etc, please let me know, as I don't live in the area.

Greenlee County Webpage volunteer
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