New Haven County, Connecticut Online Historical Directories

Expand your research by checking out the Connecticut Online Historical Newspapers here.


Links to directories at Ancestry are to the images themselves, which are browsable. Non-subscribers will not be able to view these. Non-subscribers can, however, use the search engine and see a listing of possible results (but no images or further details). To search by name, directory, year, or keyword, go to Ancestry's U.S. City Directories search engine. For more information on how to access subscription websites, read Number 5 on my FAQs page.

In order to view directories at Historic Map Works, you must register (for free). This will give you 10 free credits allowing you to view 10 directories on the site. After you have used your 10 credits, you may either purchase more in increments of $10.00 each (each credit is worth 10 cents), or by purchasing a monthly subscription of $29.95 or a yearly one of $249.95. More info on rates is available here, and a list of available directories is here.


Links to directories at WorldVitalRecords are to the images themselves, which are browsable. Non-subscribers will not be able to view these. Non-subscribers can, however, use the search engine and see a listing of possible results (but no images or further details).  To search by name, location, year, or keyword, go to WorldVitalRecord's Directories search engine.
  For more information on how to access subscription websites, read Number 5 on my FAQs page.

Town annual reports
linked here are not true directories, but do list many residents and are a nice substitute in their absence.

New Haven Annual Report, City of New Haven, 1867 - Free (Don's List)

New Haven City Directory, 1888  - $ (WorldVitalRecords)

New Haven City Directory, 1892  - $ (WorldVitalRecords)

New Haven City Directory, 1894  - Free (DistantCousin)

New Haven City Directory, 1894 - $ (WorldVitalRecords)

New Haven City Directory (includes West Haven), 1896  - $ (WorldVitalRecords)

New Haven City Directory, 1898
- $ (WorldVitalRecords)


 - includes Middlebury

 - includes Middlebury





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