Who will you find in the 1940 census? — Coming April 2nd —
The 72-year wait is over. In just a few short weeks, the 1940 U.S. Federal Census will be here. So be sure you're ready for everything you can discover in these intriguing records. Get started now by:
Adding more to your tree and accepting Hints: We've found some new information for you, maybe even clues that can lead you to 20th century relatives in the 1940 census. Check out what we've discovered by viewing your Ancestry Hints—and be sure to save what you find to your tree. View your Hints
Pinpointing your family: Where were your relatives on census day 1940? Take our quick survey—and we'll let you know when census information for that state is available.
Previewing new features: We've got a lot of surprises in store for you over the next few months. Get a sneak peak of our new census experience and see how we're making it easier than ever for you to find answers.