Iowa State Census, 1885 Description Name index of the Iowa state census taken in 1885. The population schedule names every person in the household. How to Use this Collection » Search Collection View Images in this Collection Browse through 64484 images Citing this Collection "Iowa State Census, 1885." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 4 March 2021. Citing Secretary of State. State Historical Society, Des Moines.