Decennial Census Information: 1820 Census

Columbia Holdings

  • Census for 1820 published by authority of an Act of Congress, under the direction of the Secretary of State. 1 vol.
    United States. Census Office.
    HA 201 1820a F - Butler Stacks
  • Digest of accounts of manufacturing establishments in the United States, and of their manufactures / made under direction of the Secretary of State, in pursuance of a resolution of Congress, of 30th March, 1822. 1 vol.
    United States. Census Office. 4th Census, 1820.
    [Census of Manufactures]
    HA 201 1820b F
    - Butler Stacks

Web Information

  • Fourth Census, 1820
    United States Census Bureau
    PDF and ZIP files of the original volumes.
  • Census Data for the Year 1820
    From the United States Historical Census Data Browser, presented by the University of Virginia. Select variables and display data.
  • Census Records
    National Archives & Records Administration

Reference Guides

  • Dubester's U.S. Census Bibliography with SuDocs Class Numbers and Indexes.
    Cook, Kevin L.
    Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1996.
    R016.3173 C772 - Butler Reference
    Z 7553.C3 C66 1996 - Lehman Reference
    Covers the 1790-1940 censuses, with a complete list of all census publications. Particularly useful for identification of the multiplicity of items in censuses after 1870.
  • Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses from 1790 to 2000.
    Washington : Dept. of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2002.
    HA37.U55 M376 2002 - Lehman
  • Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1990.
    Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1996.
    HA 214 .F67 1996g - Lehman Reference
  • Population Information in Nineteenth Century Census Volumes.
    Schulze, Suzanne.
    Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1983.
    R317.3 Sch85 - Butler Reference
  • Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920.
    Thorndale, William.
    Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987.
    R911 T39 - Butler Reference
    HA 217 .T5 1987g - Lehman Reference
    Provides maps for each state showing changes in county boundaries for each census.