Map of California Regions

The North Central Information Center (NCIC) of the Historical Resources Information System is one of twelve Information Centers affiliated with the State of California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) in Sacramento. These Information Centers are non-profit organizations located at various universities and museums throughout the state of California. Each center serves a specific geographic area within the state. The NCIC service area includes 6 Central Valley and Sierra Foothill counties, from Yuba in the north to Nevada in the south. This area comprises over 1 million acres of El Dorado and Tahoe National Forest and has a population of approximately 2 million people. 

Map of North Central California RegionsPurpose

  • To manage historical resources records, reports, and maps
  • To supply historical resources information to the private and public sector (some restrictions apply)
  • To compile and provide a referral list of qualified Historical Resources Consultants