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Print Reference Resources
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Provides access to various encyclopedias as well as to "America's Top-Rated Cities", and "Cities of the United States."
History Reference Center
Search your city name for general articles on your city.
Check your search results for articles from the source entitled "Our States."
Tips for Finding City Data On the WWW
- Try searching "City of XXX" to reach your city website. (Ex. City of Tucson.)
- Try searching "Visitor information for XXX" for information on weather, history, etc. (Ex. Visitor information for San Diego.)
- Try to stay away from websites that show a .com domain name.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
NOTE: Use the "Search the Abstract" box and enter a city name for limited, but very useful, updated data.
In your search results, look for "Quick Facts" about your city.