Sacramento County, California Online Historical Directories

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1850s

Sacramento City Directory, Colville, 1855-6 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

San Francisco City Directory, Herrick & Hoogs, 1859 - Free (San Francisco Genealogy)
 - includes Sacramento City and Business Directory

Sacramento City Directory, Cutter, 1859-60 - Free (Google Books)


1860s

Sacramento City Directory, 1863-4, Mears, 1863-4  - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

California Voter Registers, 1866-1898 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City Directory, Draper, 1866 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Sacramento City and County Directory, Draper, 1868 - Free (Google Books)

Sacramento City and County Directory, Draper, 1868 - Free (Internet Archive)


1870s

California Voter Registers, 1866-1898 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City Directory, McKenney, 1870 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Yolo County Business Directory, Sprague & Atwell, 1870 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - transcribed; Sacramento County related entries only

Sacramento City Directory, Crocker, 1875
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)


1880s

California Voter Registers, 1866-1898 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City Directory, Crocker, 1880 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City Directory, Crocker, 1880 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Pacific Coast Directory, McKenny, 1880-1 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - transcribed Sacramento City listings

Pacific Coast Directory, McKenny, 1880-1 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - transcribed Sacramento County listings

Pacific Coast Directory, McKenny, 1880-1 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - images of all California counties

Sacramento City Directory, Maxwell Brothers, 1880-1 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Washington (Yolo County)

Sacramento City Directory, McKenny, 1881 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City and County Directories, McKenny, 1884-5 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Sacramento City and County Directory, Husted, 1889-90 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)


1890s

California Voter Registers, 1866-1898 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento Telephone Directory, Sunset Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1893 - Free (San Francisco Genealogy)
 - transcribed

Sacramento Telephone Directory, Sunset Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1893 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Sacramento City and County Directory, Husted 1893 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City and County Directory, Husted, 1895
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)

California Telephone Directory, Pacific & Sunset Telephone Companies, 1898
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - transcribed listings for Sacramento

Sacramento City and County Directory, Husted, 1898 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Sacramento County Directory, Husted, 1899 - $ (Ancestry)


1900s

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City and County Directory, Sacramento Home Directory Company, 1900 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Sacramento City and County Directory, Sacramento Home Directory Company, 1901 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento Masonic Directory, Free and Accepted Masons, 1903
- $ (GenealogyToday)
 - transcribed
 - includes Tehama Lodge, No. 3; Washington Lodge, No. 20; Sacramento Lodge, No. 40; Union Lodge, No. 58; Concord Lodge, No. 117; Free and Accepted Masons, Sacramento Chapter, No. 3; Royal Arch Masons, Sacramento Council, No. 1; Royal and Select Masters, Sacramento Commandery, No. 2; Knights Templar, Isaac Davis Lodge of Perfection, No. 4; and Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Sacramento, California.

Sacramento City and County Directory, Crocker, 1907
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)

California Attorneys & Bankers Directory, Murdock, 1908 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - transcription of Riverside, Sacramento, and San Benito Counties


1910s


California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1921 - Free (Google Books)

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1921 - Free (Internet Archive)

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1925 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)


1930s

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento Telephone Directory, Pacific Telegraph & Telephone Company, 1931 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Various California County Telephone Directories, Pacific Telegraph & Telephone Company, 1931 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - Amador, Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer,Sacramento, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba Counties

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1933
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Sacramento and North Sacramento City Directories, Sacramento Directory Company, 1935 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

North Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory, Company, 1936 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1936 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1937 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Sacramento

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1938 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Sacramento

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1939 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes North Sacramento

Sacramento and North Sacramento City Directories, Sacramento Directory Company, 1939 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Sacramento County Rural Directory, McNeel Directory Company, 1939 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)



1940s

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1940 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Broderick, North Sacramento, and West Sacramento

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1941 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Broderick, North Sacramento, and West Sacramento

Sacramento Telephone Directory, Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1941
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Various California Counties Telephone Directories, Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1941
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - Amador, Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo & Yuba and parts of Sierra and Solano Counties

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1943 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Broderick, North Sacramento, and West Sacramento

Sacramento Telephone Directory, Pacific Telegraph & Telephone Company, 1944 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Various California Counties Telephone Directories, Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1944 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - Amador, Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo & Yuba and parts of Sierra and Solano Counties

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1945 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Broderick, North Sacramento, and West Sacramento

Sacramento Telephone Directory, Pacific Telegraph & Telephone Company, 1946
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)

Various California Counties Telephone Directories, Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1946 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - Amador, Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo & Yuba and parts of Sierra and Solano Counties

Sacramento City Directory, Sacramento Directory Company, 1947 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Broderick, North Sacramento, and West Sacramento



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