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| valign="middle" | <center><font size="+1">'''Tips'''</font></center>
 
*If at first you don't find a name, try again under [[Spelling Substitution Tables for the United States and Canada|another spelling]].  
 
*[[Copying Sources|Photocopy]] each ancestor's census. Identify where you found it.
 
*Look for an ancestor in '''''every''''' census during her or his lifetime.
 
*On the [[Adding a Custom Event to a PAF Family Group Record|family group record]] show&nbsp;each person's census listings.  
 
*Study&nbsp;others in the same household, neighbors, and anyone with the similar names nearby on the census in [[Research a Family in Community Context|community context]].
 
  
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*For a list of the exact date of each federal census, [[Idaho Censuses Existing and Lost|click here]].
 
  
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Links that do not work:&nbsp; 1920 T625, Soundex M1558, 1910 T624, 1900 T623, Soundex T1042, 1880 T9, Soundex T745, 1870 M653.
  
=== Online Idaho indexes and images  ===
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{{Census Online Idaho}}
 
 
 
=== Federal population schedules  ===
 
 
 
==== Microfilm images  ====
 
 
 
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==== Indexes: fiche, film, or book  ====
 
 
 
For a list of microform and book indexes for the population schedules of Idaho, [[Idaho Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|click here]]
 
 
 
=== Federal non-population schedules  ===
 
 
 
==== Online indexes and images  ====
 
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ff9900" align="center" colspan="11" | <font size="+1">'''Online Federal Non-Population Schedules for Idaho'''</font>
 
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| bgcolor="#ff9966" align="center" | '''Free'''
 
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="3" | '''Free at Some Libraries '''(usually&nbsp;with&nbsp;library&nbsp;card)
 
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| bgcolor="#ff9900" align="center" | '''Year'''
 
| bgcolor="#ff9900" align="center" width="40%" | '''Type'''
 
| bgcolor="#ff9966" align="center" | '''Idaho State Hist. Society'''
 
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" | '''Heritage Quest'''
 
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" | '''Ancestry FHL'''
 
| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" | '''Ancestry Library'''
 
| bgcolor="#ff9900" align="center" | '''Ancestry Home'''
 
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| '''1880'''
 
| Agricultural, Industrial, Mortality, and Other
 
| align="center" | [http://www.idahohistory.net/1880_Federal_Census_Non_Population_Schedules.pdf BookLink]
 
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| '''1880'''
 
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
 
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
 
| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
 
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| '''1870'''
 
| Agricultural, Industrial, Mortality, and Other
 
| align="center" | [http://www.idahohistory.net/1870_Federal_Census_Non_Population_Schedules.pdf BookLink]
 
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| '''1870'''
 
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
 
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| align="center" | [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3530 Link]
 
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==== Microfilm images  ====
 
 
 
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==== Indexes: fiche, film, or book  ====
 
 
 
For a list of microform and book indexes for the non-population schedules of Idaho, [[Idaho Non-Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|click here]].
 
 
 
=== State, territorial, and colonial censuses  ===
 
 
 
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| bgcolor="#99cc99" align="center" colspan="90" | '''State or Territory Censuses of Idaho'''<ref>Ann S. Lainhart, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26517040 State Census Records]'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 57.</ref><ref>Henry J. Dubester, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/37244714 State Censuses: An Annotated Bibliography of Censuses of Population Taken After the Year 1790 by States and Territories of the United States]'' (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948), 24-29.</ref>
 
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| align="left" | '''1856'''
 
| align="left" | Malad County (part of the 1856 Utah Territory census)
 
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The area that is now [[Idaho|Idaho]] was for some years included in the federal censuses under the name of other territories:
 
 
 
*'''1850''' Oregon Territory (no known white residents in what is now Idaho)
 
*'''1860''' Washington Territory (for Idaho residents see the Spokane County, Washington census)
 
*'''1870 and later''' in Idaho Territory or State
 
 
 
Also, in '''1860''' and '''1870''' a few households on thin slices of far southern Idaho were included in the federal censuses of Cache County, and possibly Box Elder County, Utah.
 
 
 
Also, the '''1856 territorial census''' of Utah included residents in "Malad County" and the northern part of Cache County who lived on the south edge of Idaho.
 
 
 
Idaho itself did not take any state or territorial censuses of its residents.
 
 
 
=== Existing and lost censuses  ===
 
 
 
For a list of available and missing Idaho censuses, [[Idaho Censuses Existing and Lost|click here]]. <br>
 
 
 
=== Why use a census?  ===
 
 
 
A well-indexed census is one of the easiest ways to locate where an ancestor's family lived and when they lived there. You can also use censuses to follow the changes in a family over time, and identify neighbors. These and other clues provided by censuses are important because they help find additional kinds of records about the family.
 
 
 
=== More about censuses  ===
 
 
 
[[United States Census|Click here]] for additional details about how to use censuses, such as:
 
 
 
:*[[United States Census Searching|index searching tips]]
 
:*[[United States Census Analyzing Census Data|analyzing and using what you find]]
 
:*[[United States Census Accuracy|census accuracy]]
 
:*[[United States Census Historical Background|historical background]]
 
:*[[United States Census#Contents_of_Federal_Censuses|contents of various census years and types]]
 
 
 
=== Sources and footnotes  ===
 
 
 
{{reflist}}
 
 
 
{{Place|Idaho}} {{stub}}
 
 
 
[[Category:Idaho|Census]]
 

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The Federal Census Microfilm links available from the National Archives do not work.  May we have your permission to remove them?  Thank you for your hard work and effort.  We appreciate you.


Links that do not work:  1920 T625, Soundex M1558, 1910 T624, 1900 T623, Soundex T1042, 1880 T9, Soundex T745, 1870 M653.

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