United States Census 1860

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1860 Census Dates

1 June 1860 (5 months)

Unique Features

  • First time “value of personal estates” was asked (Note: Individuals may have hesitated to answer correctly because they were taxed accordingly.)
  • Country of Birth: Instead of just Great Britain or Germany places were to be more specific: ex: England, Ireland, Prussia, Baden, etc..

Problems

States Covered

  • Alabama
  •  Arkansas
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  •  Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia (inc. West Virginia)
  • Wisconsin










States Missing: (none)


Territories:
Dakota (unorganized)
Indian (non-Indians included with Arkansas)
Kansas (portions of Colorado)
Nebraska (inc. parts Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North & South Dakota)
New Mexico Territory (inc. Arizona)
Utah (inc. Nevada, Colorado, Washington)
Washington Territory (inc. Idaho, western Montana, Wyoming)