State Censuses

State Censuses – An Underutilized Resource

September 1, 2023 I’ve written about state censuses before, but they’re such a great resource that a little refresher might be helpful. These censuses are full of great information. That makes It hard to understand why they’re underutilized as they are.   State censuses were conducted in non-federal census years. Most often they were taken […]

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Finding and Using State Censuses

June 10, 2022 Nearly all genealogists are familiar with the U.S. Federal Census, which has been taken every ten years since 1790. Far fewer are familiar with similar censuses taken by various states. Most of these state censuses were taken on the off five years from the federal censuses. For example, Colorado took a state […]

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