The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has announced that the 1940 census will be available on April 2, 2012 and will be online at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern). This is an official website of NARA in partnership with Archives.com.

There are 3.8 images available from door-to-door record taking of 132.2 million Americans. They hand-written images are online free of charge.

Click on the link below.

1940census.archives.gov

Soon after the release other major websites will be adding the records as follows.

  1. Ancestry.com
  2. Archives.com
  3. censusrecords.com
  4. FamilySearch.org (Free of Charge)
  5. MyHeritage.com  
  6. FamilyLink.com (owned by MyHeritage)
  7. WorldVitalRecords (recently acquired by My Heritage)

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