Research Tools
Interesting, Fun & Useful Tools
for Online Genealogical Research

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Beginner's Section  ("How To") Archaic Medical Terms Birthday Calculators Cost of Living Calculators
  • Consumer Price Index (CPI)—Inflation Calculator

  • Adjusts for inflation, any $ amount, from the year 1800 to current (by Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis).
  • Cost of Living Calculator

  • From 1913 to present.
    Genealogy Blogs (internet newsletters) Genealogy Links Genealogy Photograph Collections Map General Information and Tools
  • Rootsweb County Search

  • Enter US Town or City—find County
    (required)
    State (optional)

     
  • Historic Aerial Photographs
  • Thesaurus of Geographic Names—by the Getty Information Institute
  • U.S. Gazetteer—at U.S. Census Bureau
  • General Town Information—at Town U.S.A.
  • Zip Code Finder—United States Postal Service
  • Zip Code Boundary Map—google map with zip code boundaries
  • Mapquest—create a map by entering a street address
  • Google Maps—create a map by entering a street address
  • Yahoo! Maps—create a map by entering a street address
  • Google/Yahoo! Map Comparison—side by side comparison
  • USGS —United States Geological Survey
  • How Far Is It? —calculates the difference between two places, and provides a map (Thanks to Robin Wallace for submitting this link!)

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  • Get Latitude and Longitude from Google Map
  • Get a Google map using Latitude and Longitude
  • Get a Mapquest map using Latitude and Longitude
  • Degrees, Minutes, Seconds and Decimal Degrees Latitude/Longitude Conversions
  • Topographic Feature locator—find the latitude and longitude info, along with google map, for topo map features.

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  • Historical California Maps—large list of collections, etc. on this page along with more general California maps.
  • Miscellaneous Stuff Old Occupations
    Ever wondered what that occupation from yesteryear really was? Language Translators
    Translate words, phrases, or entire web pages, from English into other languages, or vice versa. Historic Events Calendars/Timelines Photograph Identification
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