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Local History

Download the Leadville City Directories

The Leadville City Directories can be downloaded via this link. If you experience any download issues, please email holly@lakecountypubliclibrary.org.

About the Leadville City Directories

The original set of Leadville City Directories were published for years 1879-1918 (no directories were printed in 1893 or 1896). The 1879 Leadville City Directory also lists the surrounding cities of Kokomo, Malta, and Carbonateville.

Use in Research

City Directories list residents in alphabetical order with residence and often place of employment. Business Directories are located at the end of each directory. A list of abbreviations can be found before the A's.