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U.S. Census - 1790

Return of the Whole Number of Persons Within the Several Districts of the United States
Online: 1790 Census (Census Bureau)
Census Questions: 1790 Census Questions
Geographic Levels: Nation, states, counties, and towns
Data: Sex, Age (of free white males 16 & over, under 16), Other free persons, Slaves
Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790
Manuscript Schedules Online: Available as a searchable database in HeritageQuest (UT Austin users)
Print: Maryland 929.3 UN32M 1965 PCL Stacks
South Carolina F 273 U5 1966 PCL Stacks
North Carolina 929.3 UN32N 1966 PCL Stacks also F 258 U9 1973 PCL Stacks
Rhode Island 929.3 UN32R 1963 PCL Stacks
Printed Volumes in Library Storage: Search title in Online Catalog
Geographic Levels: Arranged by county, then by location within county. Reports are available for Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont and Virginia
Data: Gives the numbers of persons in each household characterized by the questions found in "Return of the Whole Number of Persons Within the Several Districts of the United States" (see above). Surnames are not in alphabetical order in the tables, but an index is provided for each volume.
Returns for Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey and Tennessee were destroyed when the Capitol building was burned in 1812.


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