San Joaquin County, California Online Historical Directories

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1850s - 1870s

Tuolumne Miners and Business Directory, Heckendorn & Wilson, 1856 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - includes portions of Calaveras, Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties
 - transcribed

Stockton Business Directory, Herrick & Hoogs, 1859
- Free (San Francisco Genealogy)

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

Pacific Coast Business Directory, Langley, 1867 - Free (Internet Archive)
  - choose "Read Online" then use the slide at the bottom of the viewer to find the following pages (not the same as the printed numbered pages in the directory) for these San Joaquin communities: Burnwood (371); Elliott (389); Farmington (391); French Camp (395); Linden (415); Lockerford (415); Mokelumne (431); Poland (455); Stockton (497 - 503); and Woodbridge (517)

Pacific Coast Business Directory, Langley, 1876-8 - Free (Internet Archive)
  - choose "Read Online" then use the slide at the bottom of the viewer to find the following pages (not the same as the printed numbered pages in the directory) for these San Joaquin communities: Acampo (223); Atlanta (229); Banta (231); Belota (231); Burwood (237); Collegeville (245); Davis School House (249); Elliott (253); Ellis (253); Farmington (255); Fisher Ridge (257); French Camp (259); Lathrop (279); Linden (279); Lockeford (281); Lodi (281); Meinecke (291); Mokelumne Station (297); Peters (321); Poland (323); Ripon (329); San Joaquin County (349 - 355); Stockton (375 - 379); Taisonville (383); and Waterloo (393)

San Joaquin County Business Directory, Thompson & West, 1878-9 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - transcribed


1880s

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

Pacific Coast Business Directory, McKenny, 1880-1 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - includes Acampo, Banta, Bethany, Bouldin Island, Collegeville, Elliott, Farmington, French Camp, Lathrop, Lockeford, Lodi, New Hope, Peter's Station, Ripon, Robert's Landing, Stockton, Tracy, and Woodbridge

Grand Lodge of California Free and Accepted Masons Directory, Eastman, 1882
- Free (San Francisco Genealogy)

Pacific Coast Business Directory, McKinney, 1883-4 - Free (Internet Archive)
  - choose "Read Online" then use the slide at the bottom of the viewer to find the following pages (not the same as the printed numbered pages in the directory) for these San Joaquin communities: Acampo (519); Atlanta (531); Banta and Bellota (537); Bethany (543); Bouldin (553); Burnwood (557); Clemments Station (573); Collegeville (577); Elk Horn, Elliott, Ellis Landing and Ellissee-Tracy (599); Farmington (607); French Camp (615); Lathrop (669); Linden (671); Lockerford and Lodi (775); Macville (705); New Hope (743); Peters (799); Ripon (819); San Joaquin City (867); Stockton (943 to 955); Tracy (965); Undine (979); Waterloo (991); and Woodbridge (1003)

Pacific Coast Business Directory, McKinney, 1886-7 - Free (Internet Archive)
  - choose "Read Online" then use the slide at the bottom of the viewer to find the following pages (not the same as the printed numbered pages in the directory) for these San Joaquin communities: Acampo (375); Banta and Bellota (396); Bethany (400); Clemments Station (422); Collegeville (424); Elliott (442); Farmington (450); French Camp (456); Galt (462); Lathrop (500); Linden (502); Lockerford and Lodi (504 - 506); New Hope (600); Peters (650); Ripon (668); San Joaquin (734); Stockton (796 - 810); Taison (818); Tracy (820 - 821); and Woodbridge (854 - 855)



1890s

 - title page only; see next link for full directory



 - title page only; see next link for full directory


 - title page only; see next link for full directory

Stockton City and San Joaquin County Directories, Husted, 1895-6 - $ (Ancestry)

California Telephone Directory, Pacific and Sunset Telephone and Telegraph Companies, 1898 - Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - includes Lodi and Stockton (link to Stockton supplemental list is broken)







Lodi City Directory, Polk, 1936 - $ (Ancestry)

San Joaquin County Directory, Polk, 1936
- $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Acampo, Banta, Bellota, Bethany, Clements, Escalon, Farmington, French Camp, Holt, Lathrop, Linden, Lockeford, Lyoth, Manteca, Middle River, Peters, and Ripon




Stockton City and San Joaquin County Directories, Polk, 1937 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Acampo, Banta, Bellota, Bethany, Clements, Escalon, Farmington, French Camp, Holt, Lathrop, Linden, Lockeford, Lyoth, Manteca, Middle River, Peters, and Ripon


Lodi City Directory, Polk, 1938 - $ (Ancestry)

San Joaquin County Directory, Polk, 1938 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Acampo, Banta, Bellota, Bethany, Clements, Escalon, Farmington, French Camp, Holt, Lathrop, Linden, Lockeford, Lyoth, Manteca, Middle River, Peters, and Ripon






1940s


Lodi City Directory, Polk, 1940 - $ (Ancestry)

Lodi City and Rural Directories, Emerson, 1940-1
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - includes Acampo, Clements, Lockeford, Victor and Woodbridge





 - includes Lodi

 - includes Lodi

 - includes Lodi


1950s


 - includes Lodi

Stockton Telephone Directory, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1955
- Free (Golden Nugget Library)
 - includes French Camp and Holt



 1960s - 1970s






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