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German Origins in the United States: A Guide to Local History and Genealogy Sources

Regions of Settlement in United States

German Americans settled across America. This page highlights resources for a handful of specific states that contain useful state specific resources. Also make sure to visit the U.S. State and Territory Guide from the local history and genealogy section.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.


Minnesota & Wisconsin


New York