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The 1940 Census...
Digital images of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census were released to the public by the National Archives (NARA) on 2 April 2012. Ancestry.com has completed indexing the 1940 U.S. Census.
1940 Census Records are available for free online at:
You can see a summary of the information given in the 1940 census here:
For a more detailed list of questions asked see:
You can read the instructions given to the census enumerators here:
Here you can find some tips on how you might be able to find people based on their address...
You can download a high resolution PDF of a blank 1940 census form at:
For some help with census records for other years see:
Searching 1950 and Later U.S. Census Records
For information on searching census records after 1940 see: