Census Finder (GREAT tool for ancestry research)
VG Rating: Archives (Historical)
Description: Free to use but does link to pay sites like Ancestry.com when that's the only available access to the data.
Census records are among one of the most often utilized tools for genealogical research. Many censuses are recorded or transcribed and can be found online. Locating free census records online can present a challenge. With a bit of patience, you will find thousands of census links to free census transcriptions, census indexes and census images in our categorized directory.
Just start with the drop down census menus below. They will take you to census records for the U.S., United Kingdom and Canada which have been categorized all the way down to the county level. This enables you to search for census data online quickly and easily. If you want more in-depth coverage of census records, see the information to the right for details about the completion of the ENTIRE U.S. CENSUS. To learn what questions were asked in each Federal Census 1790 to 1930...