Lecanto Florida Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

North of US Hwy 44, then west, from Lecanto Hwy (Citrus County Rd 491)

Our center serves all of the Citrus County area.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 3474 W Southern St Lecanto Florida 34461-8613 United States
  • North of US Hwy 44, then west, from Lecanto Hwy (Citrus County Rd 491)
  • Language:English


  • 1-352-746-5943


  • FL_Lecanto@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

For further information regarding the Lecanto Family History Center, please call Tom Moore at 352.363.8999. If no answer, please leave a message.

  • Tuesday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule: Easter Break, March 30, 2021 though April 12, 2021 the Lecanto FHC will be closed. The Center will resume normal hours April 13, 2021.

Closed all Major Holidays:

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Thursdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Lecanto Family History Center. Open to members and the community.

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Thursdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Lecanto Family History Center

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Computers (with FHC Portal access) and printers. You may bring your own laptop or tablet to work on in the center without access to the FHC Portal.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

We have many knowledgeable staff that are willing to help you research your family lines. Many of our staff having been doing family history research for many years and know where to look for the information.

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Citrus County Genealogical Society. Meetings are held at the Lecanto FHC the first Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am. For further information please visit the website, https://www.citrusgenealogy.com/

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]