Genealogy: US Census Records

Learn how to search the U.S. Census, 1790-1940, to find information about your ancestor.

The U.S. Census Records Workshop was held virtually on July 10, 2020. For a full schedule of virtual programs check out the Plano Public Library calendar.


Additional Resources

Genealogy Classes

You can watch our other recorded Genealogy workshops on the Plano Public Library YouTube channel as well as our blog:

Create a Family Book

DNA 101 | DNA 201

Papers in the Attic

Ancestry.com Library Edition

Indexes to US, Canada, and UK census; to birth, death, marriage records; immigration, passenger lists, and naturalization records. Requires a library card and can only be accessed inside the library. You can contact a library location to book a computer appointment.

Collin County Images

Photographs, documents, yearbooks and other archive material representing people and places of Collin County.


Check out the Genealogy and History section of our Databases page, or contact the genealogy library located at Haggard Library.

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