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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research] <br>
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==

Revision as of 20:23, 17 March 2009

United States> Iowa > Adams County

County Courthouse

Adams County Courthouse
500 9th St.
Corning, IA 50841

(515) 322-4711

Adams County

History

Parent County

1851--Adams County was created 15 January 1851 Pottawattamie County. The county was organized 7 March 1853.  County seat: Corning [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

February 1, 1888 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

For a list of cities and townships go to hometownlocator.com or wikipedia.org.

Neighboring Counties

Adair | Cass | Montgomery | Page | Ringgold | Taylor | Union

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Biographical History of Montgomery and Adams Counties, Iowa

Maps

David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).