TIP #1072 – PORTS OF ENTRY
There were many ports of entry for immigrants to the United States. Here is a list of those ports and what records are available at National Archives. These may be originals, copies, or lists. Where did your ancestors land?
Connecticut: Bridgeport, Fairfield, Hartford, Middletown, New Haven, New London, Saybrook.
Delaware: Delaware, Wilmington
D. C.: Georgetown
Florida: Apalachicola, Boca Grande, Carrabelle, Fernandina, Jacksonville, Key West, Knights Key,
Mayport, Miami, Millville, Panama City, Pensacacola, Port Everglades, Port Inglis, Port St. Joe, St. Andrews, St. Augustine, St. Johns, St. Petersburg, Tampa, West Palm Beach.
Georgia: Brunswick, Darien, Savannah
Louisiana: New Orleans
Maine: Bangor, Bath, Belfast, Frenchman’s Bay, Kennebunk, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Portland and Falmouth, Waldoboro, Wisacasset, Yarmouth.
Maryland: Annapolis, Baltimore, Havre de Grace
Massachusetts: Barnstable, Beverly, Boston, Dighton, Edgartown, Fall River, Gloucester, Hingham, Marblehead, Nantucket, New Bedford, Newburyport, Plymouth, Provincetown, Salem, Beverly.
Mississippi: Gulfport, Pascagoula
New Hampshire: Portsmouth
New Jersey: Bridgetown, Cape May, Little Egg Harbor, Newark, Perth Amboy
New York: New York, Oswegatchie, Rochester, Sag Harbor
North Carolina: Beaufort, Edenton, New Bern, Plymouth, Washington
Rhode Island: Bristol and Warren, Newport, Providence
South Carolina: Charleston, Georgetown, Port Royal
Virginia: Alexandria, East River, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Petersburg, Richmond