North Central Information Center (NCIC) is one of nine California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS) information centers (ICs) affiliated with the California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP). NCIC manages a portion of the CHRIS inventory of cultural resources site records and reports. Our service area consists of Amador, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, and Yuba counties.

NCIC's Folsom Hall office is located at 7667 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 2042, Sacramento, CA 95826 [map]

For authorized user of the CHRIS (i.e. professional historians and archaeologists), NCIC is open for in-house research, by appointment only, Monday through Friday, 9:30-4:30. Temporary parking passes are available for visitors.

To schedule an appointment, or for general inquiries, please call NCIC at (916) 278-6217 or email

FAQ: I am seeking a special use permit, and the county told me to contact you. Now what?

FAQ: How do I become an authorized user of the CHRIS?