Search Historic Records

IMPORTANT! Per NRS 239B.030, we are required to redact any personal information from documents before they are released to the public. At this time, document images from July 1998 to present are online.

Welcome to the Historic Records Search Page! Here, you can search the records of Storey County. Records available at this time include recorded birth, death and marriage certificates.


Records are indexed by name and the search can be conducted by Grantee or Grantor.

To begin search, enter name (Last, First)

 or by date, Year Month Day (MMDDYEAR)


Looking for more county records? Click HERE for additional historic un-recorded county records (such as certificates, correspondence, mining documents, and other miscellaneous records). We are always adding more – check back often!

Available through Cooperative Libraries Automated Network are images of the Territorial Enterprise newspaper, dated from January 1883 through December 1900.

If you are looking for additional genealogical information, please also visit the Fourth Ward Museum website! A valuable resource, their collection includes:

•School records and registers


•Various correspondence

•Newspapers, Maps, & Books



•Oral histories from local residents

•Gold Hill Virginia City Water System collection

•Mining documents

•Other various genealogical information significant to the Fourth Ward School and life on the Comstock.