MA City Directory Listings from the Massachusetts State Library



The State Library of Massachusetts, located in Boston, has an extensive collection of city directories, business directories and voting lists for the cities and towns of the Commonwealth. I will search by year and surname for your ancestor in the specified directory.

See this link for locality and time period coverage:

Note that some localities may be grouped with a nearby city or town.

$25.00 /hour + expenses

Retainer upfront; Balance due on completion


Massachusetts, United States


Ordering instructions from margaretrose

Please provide the surname, with any variations you want searched, the given name, the city or town, and a date range.

Listings will be photographed or transcribed and delivered electronically. All results will be fully cited.

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