Welcome to the Chemung County 1855 Census search facility.

The database may be searched in two ways:

To search by last name:

Please enter a last name, or a string of at least 3 characters within a last name, to search for.
Leading and trailing spaces are not counted toward the minimum of 3, but embedded spaces are counted.
The search is not case-sensitive.
Enter a last name string here; then press the Submit button:

To search by census file and dwelling number:

Please choose a census file from the drop-down list, and enter a dwelling number.
(You may obtain a census file name dwelling number by first doing a search by last name.)
First, select a census file from the drop-down list:

Then, enter a dwelling number in the field below and press the Submit button:

Some ideas for what you can do with the search results.