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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/548813? United States Bureau of the Census. ''200 years of U.S. census taking: population and housing questions, 1790-1990.'']
 
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*Heads of Households Only Video <ref> Angela McComas, ''[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Community/Mid_Continent_Library/Heads_of_Households_Only/Player.html Heads of Household Only: Analysis of Pre-1850 Federal Census]'' (19 minute online video)  [https://familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true FamilySearch Research Classes Online][http://www.mymcpl.org/online-information/online-learning Mid-Continent Public Library, Midwest Genealogy Center], 2010. </ref>
 
*Heads of Households Only Video <ref> Angela McComas, ''[http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Community/Mid_Continent_Library/Heads_of_Households_Only/Player.html Heads of Household Only: Analysis of Pre-1850 Federal Census]'' (19 minute online video)  [https://familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true FamilySearch Research Classes Online][http://www.mymcpl.org/online-information/online-learning Mid-Continent Public Library, Midwest Genealogy Center], 2010. </ref>
 
*[[United States Census, 1890 - FamilySearch Historical Records]]
 
*[[United States Census, 1890 - FamilySearch Historical Records]]
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/588755 Publications of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 1917. NATA T825]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/588755 Publications of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 1917. NARA T825]
  
 
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Beginners' Corner[edit | edit source]

For a more complete beginning introduction, see U. S. Census Records Class Handout.

Contents by Federal Census Years[edit | edit source]

Key U.S. Census Indexes and Images Internet Links[edit | edit source]

Value of Censuses[edit | edit source]

A census is a count and description of the population of a country,state, county, or city for a given date. Census lists are also called “schedules." In the United States a nationwide census has been taken every ten years since 1790. A well-indexed census is one of the easiest ways to locate where an ancestor lived and when they lived there. You can also use censuses to:

Contents of Federal Censuses[edit | edit source]

1790 1800 1810 1820 1830
1840 1850 1860 1870 1880
1890 1900 1910 1920 1930
1940 after 1940

Blank forms for each U.S. census year[edit | edit source]

Finding Census Records[edit | edit source]

Censuses in U.S. States[edit | edit source]

Censuses in U.S. Territories[edit | edit source]

Key Reference Sources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]