Historic City Directories

Welcome to our Historic City Directory Collection

"Containing an alphabetically arranged list of business firms and private citizens, a street and avenue guide, miscellaneous directory, city and county officers, terms of court, churches, colleges, public and private schools, buildings, banks, incorporated institutions, railroads, secret and benevolent societies, etc." (Description from R.L. Polk & Co.).

Digitized collection of our city directories from 1866-1922! We also keep print directories at the Central Library from 1922 - present.

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Browse by decade with the links below.