Shawano 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.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 910 Zingler St Shawano, Wisconsin

  • Park in the south parking lot, behind the building.  Entrance is marked with sign.
  • During severe winter weather, call ahead to see if Center is open.  If area schools have been cancelled because of weather, the Center will not be open.
Location on Map

Phone:  (715) 526-2946


Open Summer HoursTuesday Thursday and Saturday - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Winter Hours Tuesaday Thursday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Closed on any 5th Saturday.

Holiday Schedule:  Call ahead.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  1. Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  2. All available Federal and State Census records on microfilm for Shawano County, plus many for the surrounding counties.
  3. Index card collection of tombstones for all known cemeteries in Shawano County.
  4. Index card collection of vital records (birth, marriage, and death) extracted from records in the Shawano County Register of Deeds office.
  5. Index card collection of naturalization records abstracted from records when they were still in possession of the Shawano County Clerk of Court.  Original records are now in possession of the Wisconsin State Historical Society and are kept at the Area Research Center in the Coffrin Library at the UW-Green Bay campus.

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.)

Hardware and Equipment

Resources: computers, microfilm readers, microfilm printer, printers, wi-fi

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

  • Microfilm rolls of newspapers published in Shawano, Wisconsin.


Shawano County Genealogy

Volunteer at the Center

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