WACO-MCLENNAN COUNTY LIBRARY

Genealogy Center

Discover history for yourself!

What's happening at the Genealogy Center?


It's almost time for the Lock In!

Genealogy Lock In

Click here to see the 17th Annual Lock In program of events.

Click here for a list of participating libraries.

Click here for a list of libraries participating in the Ancestors Roadshow.


What is in the genealogy collection?

  • Over 23,000 books
  • Census and Soundex
  • Texas County Records on microfilm are available through Interlibrary Loan.
  • We also have 10 microfilm readers, 3 microfiche readers, 2 microfilm/-fiche copiers, 1 photocopier, and 7 computers with internet access.

Can I access genealogy resources online?

Yes! We have access to some great electronic resources. 

  
  
the library version of Ancestry.com contains over 1.2 million records including the US Census from 1820's-1930's, births, marriages and death records, immigration records and more.
a continuously growing digital database that has partnered with the National Archives and provides millions of original documents of historic and genealogic interest.
provides patrons with searchable genealogy content. Census images and indexes are provided for various censuses as well as access to 25,000 family and local histories.
Available for use in any of our locations.
Available for use in any of our locations.
Available for in-library and remote use.
provides academic and public libraries digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections.
Available for in-library and remote use.

I want to learn more about the Genealogy Center!

Great! Watch this video and come visit us anytime.

The Genealogy Center from WCCC.TV - City of Waco on Vimeo.