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“Lost Voices of Mariel” Traveling Exhibit on view now
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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