Located in Will County, Illinois, Joliet is a short twenty-five miles from Chicago. This database is a collection of seven directories for the city originally published between 1885 and 1892. It is a listing of city residents in those years. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provides their address and occupational information. It includes the names of over 60,000 people, mostly heads of households. For the researcher of ancestors from northern Illinois this can be an extremely valuable collection.
This database contains directory listings for residents between 1884 and 1890 in addition to previously posted material under the title Joliet, Illinois City Directories, 1891-92.