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U.S. Government Documents: U. S. State & Municipal Census Data

State & Municipal Census

U.S. State and Municipal Census Data

  • When searching the Main Catalog for census information below the federal or national level, use the following Library of Congress subject heading:

[name of state]-Census, [date].

For example, Vermont--Census, 2nd-1800.

  • Census information for towns and counties can be found by searching under:

[name of town or county]-Census

For example, Spartenburg County, S.C.-Census. 
  • A useful guide when there is a question about the census activities or publications of a particular state or territory is: 

State Census Records by Ann S. Lainhart shelved at: (DR, Trustee Reading Room Reference) Z5313.U5 L37 1992.

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