Census - US Federal 1860

Records: 27,122,679 · Complete: 100%

Browse the 1860 US census by state, county, and civil division. This particular census is especially helpful in researching the Civil War era and the soldiers who fought in the imminent conflict. Information about each member of a household as of June 1, 1860, includes age, race, occupation, real and personal estate values, birth place, if married within the year, and if a person was deaf, dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict. Relationships are not detailed until the 1880 census.

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"1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/19/census-us-federal-1860: accessed January 18, 2021)

Publication Title
Census - US Federal 1860
Total Records
27,122,679 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
23 Jan 2008
Last Updated
16 Sep 2008
NARA M653. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860 population schedules.