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It's a GREAT Time to Research Your Family History
If you're finding yourself stuck at home these days and looking for something productive to do (and who isn't?), we would encourage you to get online and research your family history...
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History Room Temporarily Closed to the Public
Starting March 18, 2020, the Monroe County Local History Room & the Deke Slayton Space & Bicycle Museum will be closed to the public in order to comply with Wisconsin Gov...
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Monroe County Local History Room & Museum

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Several Local History Room indexes and research aids are available to you through this website by clicking HERE,
or simply use the "Quick Search" on the right of this page.


The Local History Room research library is an essential resource to the genealogist and local historian.
A wide variety of information is available on Monroe County,
its towns, cities, villages, and people.

Resources available to library patrons include:

  • Cemetery Files & Index
  • Birth, Death, & Marriage Indexes
  • County and Circuit Court Records
  • School Records
  • Church Records
  • Plat Maps from 1877-present
  • Probate Index
  • Naturalization Records
  • Federal Census: 1850-1930
  • State Census: 1836-1905
  • Family Research Files
  • Compiled Family Histories
  • Sparta Newspaper Index
  • Tomah Newspaper Index
  • Monroe County Newspapers on Microfilm
  • WWI Draft Registration Data
  • Civil War Veteran Records
  • City Directories: 1897-present
  • High School Yearbooks
  • Tax Rolls
  • Manuscript Collections
  • Thousands of Photographs
  • And much more!
For Research Library location and hours, click here

To Submit a research request, click here

To access online indexes and research aides, click here