Historical Societies (Monroe County)

Monroe County Local History Room

200 West Main St.
Sparta, WI 54656-2141
Phone: (608) 269-8680 or (608) 372-8680
Web Site: http://www.monroecountyhistory.org/
Email: MCLHR@centurytel.net
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.--4:30 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.—4:30 p.m.

Resources Available:

Books & Other Published Materials

Family history files and books and a complete set of Family Search IGI and catalog

Cemetery Indexes (Monroe County)

Cemetery card file for Monroe County

Census Materials

Federal: Wisconsin--Monroe County portion: (1850, 1860*, 1870*, 1880*, 1900*, 1910, 1920, 1930)

*denotes printed index for Monroe County

State: Wisconsin--Monroe County portion: (1855, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905*)

*denotes printed index

City & County Directories

Sparta phone books

County Histories & Biographical Sketches

Books on the history of Monroe County and its villages and cities

Newspapers published in Monroe County

Cashton: Cashton Record (1900-1985)

Kendall: Kendall Keystone-Tribune (1904-1985)

Norwalk: Norwalk Star-Star Herald News (1907-1957)

Sparta: Monroe County Democrat (1859, 1862-1871, 1863-1985)

Sparta Herald (1861-1862; 1869-1985)

Tomah: Tomah Journal (1867-1985)

Tomah Monitor-Herald (1894-1985)

Manuscripts & Public Records Collection

Complete index of early county and 6th Judicial Circuit Court records

Plat Maps & Books

Monroe County (1877, 1897, 1915)


Sparta High School "Spartan"

Tomah High School "Hamots"