US City Directories
Over 100 million names, coast to coast, 1785 – 1926.
Featuring over 2 million pages (around 100 million names), the City Directories Collection has records dating back to 1785. Before phone books came into the picture, many cities and towns published directories of their residents.
What you will find in a City Directory
- The names of the husband and wife
- Home and business addresses
- Occupation and name of employer
- Business Advertisements
View a list of our City Directories today.