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1890 United States Census

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1890 U.S. Census: Where is it? | Ancestry Academy | Ancestry

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1890 United States Census

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The 1890 Census

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The United States Census - 1890

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1880 Census: An Overview | Ancestry Academy | Ancestry

The Eleventh United States Census was taken beginning June 2, 1890. It determined the resident population of the United States to be 62,979,766—an increase of 25.5 percent over the 50,189,209 persons enumerated during the 1880 census. The data was tabulated by machine for the first time. The data reported that the distribution of the population had resulted in the disappearance of the American frontier. Most of the 1890 census materials were destroyed in a 1921 fire and fragments of the US census population schedule exist only for the states of Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, and Texas, and the District of Columbia.
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