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1940 Census Records Now Available

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Beginning April 2, 2012, the National Archives will provide access to the images of the 1940 U.S. Federal census for the very first time. Unlike previous census years, the images of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census will be made available as free digital images at http://1940census.archives.gov. Genealogists have waited for this day for years and are eager to get a first look.

Track Local Census Participation!

The 2010 Census Participation Rate is available!  This rate shows what percentage of households have mailed back their census form.  Check out how Virginia is doing: