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Population Schedules for the 1790 Census, compiled 1790 - 1790

ARC Identifier 2353521 / MLR Number PI-161 293A

Series from Record Group 29: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007

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Creator(s):President (1789-1797 : Washington). 1st Decennial Census Office. (ca. 1790 - ca. 1791)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Textual Records

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Other Title(s):1790 Census
1790 Population Census
First Census of the United States
Inclusive Dates:1790 - 1790
Part Of:Record Group 29: Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by state, thereunder by county, and thereunder by city, township, or minor civil division (MCD). The counties, cities, townships, and MCDs are not always arranged in alphabetical order within each state.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
General Note(s):In the early 1900s, the Bureau of the Census published these schedules in a single indexed volume for each state.
Microform Publication(s) Available:M637, First Census of the United States, 1790.
T498, Publications of the Bureau of the Census: 1790 Census, Printed Schedules, ., The 1790 schedules for Virginia in this publication were reconstructed from state enumerations and tax lists.
Online Resource:Ancestry
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Online Resource Note:This series has been digitized and made available online by our partner,, for a fee. The digitized records on are available free of charge in all NARA Research Rooms, including those in our regional archives and Presidential Libraries.
Variant Control Number(s):HMS/MLR Entry Number: PI-161 293A
Inventory Entry Number: 293
Entry 293 is located in the "Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Bureau of the Census" (PI-161).
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Former Record Group(s):296



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