Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I find Minneapolis Suburban area city directories?
Where can I find Minneapolis Suburban (Hennepin County) city directories?
Our current Minneapolis and Suburban city directory is the Cole's Cross-Reference Directory, Minneapolis and Suburbs.
Wilson Library has 1995-present at the call number Quarto F614.M5 C65x.
The latest edition is kept in the "Desk Collection" by the Library Information Desk on the 1st floor.
Some of the older Minneapolis city directories (see FAQ for such) may include suburban areas as well. Dedicated directories generally include
Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Columbia Heights, Crystal, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hilltop, Hopkins, Medicine Lake, Minnetonka, New Hope, Plymouth Richfield, Robbinsdale, St. Anthony Village, St. Louis Park, Spring Lake Park
City directories dedicated to Minneapolis Suburban areas specifically include the following. Check MNCAT for our exact holdings (we have some gaps) and for locations.
Polk’s Minneapolis Suburban (Anoka and Hennepin counties Minnesota) Directory
1956-1973 / Quarto 976.8M66 P759
Minneapolis Suburban (Anoka and Hennepin Counties) City Directory
1974-1983 / Folio F614.M5 A181x
Minneapolis Suburban Minnesota Directory
1986-1988 / Folio F614.M5 A181x
Cole's Cross-Reference Directory, Minneapolis and Suburbs
1995-present / Quarto F614.M5 C65x (current volume in Desk Collection)