City Directories - Washington DC

Records: 66,278

City directories give us regular and timely snapshots of a community. They list residents and businesses within a city or town, often including suburbs. The alphabetical listings provide clues to researchers about employment, residence, and age of citizens. Because they are published frequently, more often than every ten years like the census, directories help us verify residences and businesses on a chronological scale.

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Fold3, City Directories - Washington DC (/title/497/city-directories-washington-dc :accessed November 26, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
City Directories - Washington DC
Total Records
Records: 66,278
Content Source
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Published on Fold3
July 21, 2008
Last Updated
April 19, 2010
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in Washington, D.C., within selected years 1822-1860, and yearly 1866-1923.