Exeter New Hampshire 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.

Welcome to the Exeter New Hampshire Family History Center.

Exeter New Hampshire Family History Center

Our mission is to provide help and support for the family history community in Rockingham County, NH and nearby areas. The Center and basic services are free, with just a minimal fee for printing and scanning. We are associated with the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, UT and you can order microfilm and micro fiche to view at our center from their online catalog. We offer free access to many premium subscription websites through the FHC Portal on all of our computers.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 55 Hampton Falls Rd, Exeter, NH 03833-4700

Enter at the rear of building through the door on the left.

Language: English

Phone: 1-603-778-2509

E-mail: NH_Exeter@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm and 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Inclement Weather Closings: We are closed on school snow days. If roads are cleared during the day we may be open in the evening. Before you come please call 603-778-2509 during our scheduled hours to see if we have re-opened.

2016 Holiday Closings:

January 2, May 28, July 2, September 3, November 23 - 26, December 22 - 31

Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference.

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- Free subscription websites available at our center.
The 19th Century British Library Newspapers digital archive
Access Newspaper Archives
Alexander Street Press, American Civil War
Ancestry.com (World Edition)
ArkivDigital Online
Find My Past
Fold3 (formerly Footnote)
The Genealogist
Heritage Quest Online
Historic Map Works Library Edition
Legacy Stories
Paper Trail
World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

1 Multi-function printer / scanner, 8 computers, 6 Microfilm readers, 1 Microfilm/Micro Fiche scanner and 1 Micro Fiche reader

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Rockingham County,New Hampshire

New Hampshire

New England Historical Genealogical Register Online