Elkhorn Wisconsin Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: W4615 Potter Road, Elkhorn, WI 53121-4069

Enter the Family History Center from the West Parking lot Entrance.

Language: English

Assistant FHC Director: Leland Buss Phone: 1-262-716-8368

E-mail: WI_Elkhorn@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10 AM - 2 PM
  • 1st, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM

*Any other times by appointment only.

Scheduled and unscheduled closings

Holidays and Holiday Weekends

2nd & 5th Wednesdays, and 5th Saturdays

General Conference weekend in April and October

During Severe Weather Conditions

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computer (internet access), printer/scanner/copier, overhead microfilm reader, microfiche reader.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

We welcome volunteers from the community to help serve in the Family History Center. It's a great way to help others and to learn by doing. You need not be an expert. Ability to use a computer and willingness to become familiar with the FamilySearch website and resources are key.