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Jefferson County History Center - About

The History Center provides access to such documents as: 

• probate files dating from the 1820's 
• real estate and personal property taxes from the 19th through the mid-20th century
• the federal census for Jefferson County 
• county newspapers from 1869-1952

History Center Policies

• ALL patrons must sign in.
• All backpacks, briefcases, purses, etc. must be kept away from the research table. 
• No pens allowed --- pencils only.
• No food or drink, including bottled water allowed.
• History Center materials may not be checked out.
• No more than 3 folders or books will be pulled at one time.
• Staff reserves the right to retrieve information as time allows. 
• Photocopying is allowed at $.20/copy. All items must be handled with care and staff reserves the right     to not allow copying if condition of the material is deemed too fragile.
• Researcher will assume full responsibility for conforming to the laws of copyright.

The Jefferson County History Center is available by appointment only by calling 636-797-3000, ext. 3166, 3161 or email