How to Find a Person by Street Name

By Mary Cole
Find a Person by Street Name

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It once was a nearly impossible task to locate a person by street name only; it would require going to a county clerk's office and searching local tax records. With the Internet, finding a person using just a street name is relatively easy, as there are many online directories and reverse look-up options.

Searching for a person by street name is easier than ever before

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Go to the White Pages online and search using just the street name. White Pages refers to this kind of search as a reverse search. Results should show you a list of people who live on a particular street with the name you denote.

Locate the county in which the street is found through a Google search, then Google search with the county name in quotes followed by "real property tax"; this will provide the county's department of taxation website, which should include an online database of tax records. Search this database for the homeowners who live on the street in question.

Perform a Google search for the street name; sometimes you will find the person you are looking for this way, especially if they run a business out of their residence.

About the Author

Mary Cole resides in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and works as an engineer for a major wireless company. She began writing professionally in 1999. Cole holds a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College and attended film school at Columbia University in New York City.

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