Best US and Canadian Genealogy Websites of 2023

These top website picks for US genealogy research offer everything from immigration records to local histories.

Websites new to our list for 2023 are indicated by an asterisk (*). Sites marked with a dollar sign ($) require a subscription or other payment to fully take advantage of their content; otherwise free sites that have some sort of premium tier or paid add-on have this noted in the write-ups.

All summaries written by David Fryxell