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.
Soon after the release other major websites will be adding the records as follows.
- FamilySearch.org (Free of Charge)
- FamilyLink.com (owned by MyHeritage)
- WorldVitalRecords (recently acquired by My Heritage)