The Countdown is Over – Ancestry and Others have the 1940 Census

1 Apr released the following alert:

After a 72-year wait, the 1940 U.S. Census

is now available to the public.

At 12:01 a.m. ET picked up the 1940 U.S. Federal Census from the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Now we’re working behind the scenes to get those images – all 3.8 million of them – to you as quickly as possible.

Stay tuned and watch your email. We’ll let you know as soon as the first images are available later today.

And visit to learn more the 1940 census and finding your family in 1940.

******** has a dedicated site seeking volunteers to help with the indexing project of the 1940 Census to make the images available to the public for FREE:

******** has published a must-see infographic that shows you how to find your family in the 1940 census April 2! You don’t want to miss this.

Check it out at share with everyone you know looking forward to the 1940 census release!
1940 census

One Response to “The Countdown is Over – Ancestry and Others have the 1940 Census”

  1. flow828 April 17, 2022 at 11:45 pm #

    This just reminded me… shouldn’t the 1950 Census be out by now & if not, it should be soon?

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