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US Federal Census

Overview of United States Federal Censuses.

The Federal censuses are wonderful resources to find information on our family history. Watch the video above for a quick overview of some things that can be found in federal censuses.

How to search United States Census Records in Family Search

Watch the above video to learn how to search for United States census records in Family Search.

Fun Facts

Below are some fun facts about what you might find in some of the censuses. There is also a chart on the number of state censuses that were taken in between the federal censuses years. The last section is a chart of the population of each census year.

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