Phone Books and Directories Resources

Premium Resources

Foundation Directory (Available at Central Library Only)

Program details and application guidelines for leading foundations as well as sponsoring company information for corporate givers.

Gale Directory Library

Includes Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies, Encyclopedia of Associations, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, and National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.*

ReferenceUSA (For Remote Users)

Bookmarked links will no longer work with this resource. You must access from this web page.

Business database of U.S. businesses; also includes an international business database, a residential database, new movers database (residential) and new businesses database.* (Please Note:  If you get a blank screen while accessing ReferenceUSA, try refreshing your screen.)

ReferenceUSA (In Library Version)

Business database of U.S. businesses; also includes an international business database, a residential database, new movers database (residential) and new businesses database.

Recommended Websites

All Area Codes

Provides you with current information related to telephone area codes, city codes, and country codes.

AMA DoctorFinder

Find doctors by name or specialty.

Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County

Directory of services for the homeless in the Houston area.

FindLaw Lawyer Directory

Directory of lawyers by state, by name, and by practice area, as well as tips on how to choose the right one.

Houston City Directories

Houston City Directories for selected years between 1866 and 1922 are now available through the Houston Public Library Digital Archives.

Houston Coalition for the Homeless

Current referral information.

Infobel World - Telephone Directories

Links to white pages, yellow pages, toll free, and criss-cross directories all over the world.

Kompass

Search for business suppliers that includes 3.5 million companies worldwide.

Superpages.com

Search for business by keyword, name or location.

Thomas Register

Thomas Register's free online supplier/finder index of manufacturers. Access requires registration.

United Way of Greater Houston Community Resources

Online edition of the United Way's Community Resource Directory.

USPS Zip Code Search

Zip code look-up.

Yellow Book

Nationwide local yellow pages.

ZabaSearch

People and free public information search engine.