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General Information:

Census Schedules Available at the State Archives

  • Because genealogical research is cumulative, it is best to start with your most recent ancestor and work back
  • While federal censuses are not loaned by SHSND, they are available for a fee from:

National Archives
Census Microfilm Rental Program
Post Office Box 30
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0030

To Request Census Information:

Census search forms (in PDF format) are available upon request and must be filled out completely.

Search requests require a prepaid search fee (see Charges for Reference Services).

No more than three search requests of any kind should be included per letter.

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