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Palo Alto is located in Santa Clara County, California, United States. The area code of this city is: 650. Palo Alto coordinates are 37°25′45″N 122°8′17″W.

Below are useful links for a search of public records in the City of Palo Alto

  • City of Palo Alto
    Directory of Palo Alto city records and information

  • Palo Alto City Clerk
    City legal records and files
    250 Hamilton Avenue
    7th Floor
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    Phone: (650) 329-2571
    Fax: (650) 328-3631

  • Palo Alto Police Department
    Law enforcement and public safety
    275 Forest Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    Phone: (650) 329-2413
    Fax: (650) 617-3120

  • Palo Alto Fire Department
    Fire and rescue services
    250 Hamilton Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    Phone: (650) 329-2184
    Fax: (650) 327-6951

  • Palo Alto Main Library
    Reference and research materials
    1213 Newell Road,
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    PHone: (650)329-2436

  • Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce
    Business listings directory
    122 Hamilton Ave
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    Phone: (650) 324-3121
    Fax: (650) 324-1215

  • Palo Alto Criminal Records Search and History
    Public Records Access
    Public Records Ombudsman P.O. Box 944255-2550
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Phone: (916) 445-4069 Email:

  • Palo Alto California Official Criminal History Background Check
    Attorney General’s Office California Department of Justice
    Attn: Public Inquiry Unit P.O. Box 944255 Sacramento, CA 94244-2550
    Voice: (916) 322-3360 or (Toll-free in California) (800) 952-5225 Fax: (916) 323-5341

  • Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    Quick search for missing children, sex offenders, Amber alerts, records and more public information.

  • Search For Inmates in Palo Alto and Corrections Records
    ID & Warrants, (916) 445-6713
    Inmate Check Line (Media), (916) 557-5933
    California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
    Office of Research
    1515 S Street
    Sacramento, CA 95811-7243
    Phone: (916) 323-3593
    FAX: (916) 323-2998


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