Hanson in the 1940 Census

Have you taken a peek at the 1940 census yet? Confused? Hanson doesn’t appear in the list of towns in Plymouth County, but that doesn’t mean the data isn’t available. We’ve done some research so you don’t have to. Hanson was split into 2 census enumeration districts, 12-92 and 12-93. You can enter these districts into the appropriate search on the 1940 census page and be taken directly to the info for Hanson. The map that is available is 72 pages, but you can click to page 31 to view Hanson’s district boundaries. Need more than Hanson? Below is a list of how the 185 enumeration districts of Plymouth County were spread across the towns.

12-1 to 12-6 Abington
12-7 to 12-15 Bridgewater
12-16 to 12-78 Brockton
12-79 to 12-80 Carver
12-81 to 12-82 Duxbury
12-83 to 12-86 East Bridgewater
12-87 to 12-88 Halifax
12-89 to 12-91 Hanover
12-92 to 12-93 Hanson
12-94 to 12-100 Hingham
12-101 to 12-107 Hull
12-108 to 12-109 Kingston
12-110 to 12-112 Lakeville
12-113 to 12-114 Marion
12-115 to 12-117 Marshfield
12-118 to 12-119 Mattapoisett
12-120 to 12-130 Middleborough
12-131 to 12-132 Norwell
12-133 to 12-134 Pembroke
12-135 to 12-153 Plymouth (12-136 VOID)
12-154 Plympton
12-155 to 12-156 Rochester
12-157 to 12-164 Rockland
12-165 to 12-169 Scituate
12-170 to 12-174 Wareham
12-175 to 12-177 West Bridgewater
12-178 to 12-185 Whitman


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