Wyoming Directories

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History[edit | edit source]

Directories were created for salesmen, merchants, and others interested in contacting residents of an area. They are arranged alphabetically giving lists of names and addresses. These often list the adult residents of a city or area.

Resources for Wyoming Directories[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

The FamilySearch Catalog organizes city and county Directories under the County or Town within the County. Also check town and county libraries and the State Archives for directories in their collections.

Directories Online[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of Wyoming including:

Cheyenne

1905-1934 Family History Library film 2310257-2310259

1924, 1942, 1965, 1979 etc. Family History Library book 978.719/C1 E4p

Sheridan

1907-1934 Family History Library film 2310260-2310262

1939/40, 1960, 1978, 1982 etc. Family History Library book 978.732 E4ps

To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

WYOMING, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
WYOMING, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • DistantCousin - a free, searchable online archive of city directory records and scanned images.
  • United States Online Historical Directories- identifies historical city, county, business and other directories available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.
  • US City Directories organizes city directories by county. It identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories with call numbers.