San Benito County, California

This Site is part of
The CAGenWeb Project and The USGenWeb Project


Our profuse thanks to Susan Cherry Manchester for her many years of dedication to San Benito County.
Sue is one of our original California County Coordinators and has made the preservation of local records a part of her life's work.

The San Benito portion of the CAGenWeb is available for adoption
Local San Benito Resident would be the preferred person to join the CAGenWeb as a County Coordinator.
Questions? Contact the State Coordinator

California Map Collections
Northern California Base Map

Southern California Base Map
David Rumsey ~ Historic Map & Atlas Collection
Perry-Castaneda ~ Map Collection
Earthquake Fault Maps
CA Digital Map Collection
Humboldt State Univ. CA State Library Collection
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps California
Dept of Forestry
Central Pacific Railroad Maps
Interactive "California County Formation" Maps

History of San Benito County [Wiki]

San Benito Neighbors:

Santa Cruz ~ Santa Clara ~ Merced ~ Fresno ~ Monterey

California Missions
Search the CAGenWeb
Hollister is the San Benito County Seat [Wiki]
The original inhabitants of the area are the Ohlone

Sue has a lot of information that is being reformatted.This will take some time, so please check back on a regular basis.
How to use these new pages:
The buttons at the top mostly say it all, but...
if you cannot find something, try the 'Odds & Ends' page
Send me a note [Martha].
This Section Reserved
"Whats New"
Stay tuned as we look for new resources for San Benito County.

Photo Credit: Don Smith, "California Dreamin'

"The Fine Print"
The CAGW Administrative Team:
San Benito County Coordinator:
State Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
Assistant State Coordinators: Claire Martin, Joy Fisher & Jeannette Harper

 Any and all future data which is contributed to this project will be returned to the donor upon request.

This web page is maintained on behalf of the California portion of The USGenWeb Project and is paid for by financial Supporters.  If you have corrections, changes, additions, or find any links on this page that are not functioning properly, please contact the webmaster for prompt attention.

Site Created: 17 February 2017
Online Continuously since 1996