Lakeland Florida 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.

The Lakeland Florida Family History Center is dedicated to helping patrons in their family research and genealogy. The center has fifteen volunteers eager to assist in your research. It also has a small library where you can find information on how to discover your family tree. You can use the library to order microfilm from the Family History catalog. Whether you are just learning about your family’s history or you’ve gathered extensive research, you are always welcome. The center is located in the Lakeland Stake Center and serves Lakeland's surrounding communities.

Center Contacts and Hours

  1. 5850 Lakeland Highlands Rd, Lakeland
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Phone: 863-709-0800


Open Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9am-1pm, 6:30pm-8:30pm; and Sunday 3:00pm-5:00pm

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Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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