We have an extensive collection of directories for Champaign County from 1870 to the present, including city directories, phone books, and Criss-Cross directories.

Directories can help you locate a family member's residence, discover individuals' occupations, research your house's history, or trace the longevity of a local business. They can also include local civic information like information on churches, fraternal organizations, and public officials. 

The City of Champaign has digitized city directories from 1878 to 1950