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Local History: South County

Resources for history of San Luis Obispo County

South County

Arroyo Grande downtown

Check general resources on the home page first, then check resources on this page for South County history.

Arroyo Grande Library

Arroyo Grande Library

800 W. Branch
Arroyo Grande CA
Circulation: 805-473-7161
Reference: 805-473-7164

San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society maintains a Family History Room.

The book collection may be searched at

South County Historical Society

South County Historical Society Library

Patricia Loomis History Library and Resource Center
134 S. Mason St.
Arroyo Grande


The Library contains books, pamphlets, photos and other resources on local history. Special emphasis is placed on local South San Luis Obispo County history.

An online exhibit of stories, photographs, and documents related to Central Coast Filipino American history is at