There are over 2 million records in this state census, and each entry represents a resident of the Sunshine State. While the information for each person varies, Florida state census 1945 typically includes:
Although Florida had long been the least populous of the Southern states, the population began to increase in the middle of the 20th century. The state census, carried out every ten years, was an important tool to count the population and apportion representation for the state legislature.
You can not only discover important information about your ancestor, but you can also use the information in your ancestor’s record to place them in the state at this specific time, an important step for continuing your family history research. You can then continue your research in our other collections of Florida records and newspapers.
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You can widen your search by clicking the “name variants” box in the search bar. This will return more records with similar names, including those with possible alternate spellings or the use of initials or middle names.
If your ancestor has a common name, you can add the county name to your search to narrow down the number of results returned. You could also uncover the names of your ancestor’s neighbors and create an image of the local community.