Most of the following information and websites come to you thru research by Janet Karkow. Shes in the area and doing loads of legwork for us. Thanks Janet - you've got to be our very own "Genie Angel." Thanks also to Glenn Woodward for additional website info on this page.

Always remember to include a stamped and self-addressed envelope with all your queries and most important of all a big Thank You goes a long way.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin
P.O. Box 5106
Madison, WI. 53705-5106

This society holds pre 1907 WI vital records, most if not all census' for all states on microfilm, many books on most if not all states.

Wisconsin State Historical Society

The State Historical Society has Area Research Centers for different sections of Wisconsin. the one that serves Racine County is:

State Historical Society Archives
Area Research Center
U-W Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI. 43144

Parkside Archives Library

They have the same sort of things the other archives have - pre 1907 death records, births, marriages, etc. for Racine and Kenosha Counties.

Wisconsin State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5106
Madison, WI. 53705-5106

Burlington Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 593
Burlington, WI. 53105

Burlington Genealogical Society Website

Racine County Historical Society and Museum
701 Main Street
Racine, WI. 53402

Racine Heritage Museum

Written requests for information must include a self addressed stamped envelope.
Requests for research can be faxed to: (414)636-3940
Research costs $10 per hour plus any copying cost
The Heritage Museum is a county wide archive which includes local history, business archives and genealogical information.

Racine County Register of Deed
730 Wisconsin Avenue
Racine, WI. 53403

(They do not keep cemetery records)

Racine County
730 Wisconsin Avenue
Racine, WI. 53403-0337

Racine Public Library
7th and Lake Avenue
Racine, WI. 53403

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1444 - 30th Avenue
Kenosha, WI. 53144

Family History Center Hours:
Tuesday 9am - 4 pm, 5pm - 8 pm
Wednesday 1-4 pm until the first Wednesday in June- then no Wed hours.
Thursday 8:30 - noon, 6:30 - 9 pm (after June 1st - 8:30 am - 4 pm, 6:30 - 9 pm
Friday 9am - noon

Racine County Home Page