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Revision as of 04:37, 17 September 2010

This article is about a southwestern Iowa county. For other uses, see Adams.

Template:Iowa-stubUnited 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

Cities
  • Carbon
  • Corning
  • Lenox
  • Nodaway
  • Prescott
Townships
  • Carl
  • Colony
  • Douglas
  • Grant
  • Jasper
  • Lincoln Center
  • Mercer
  • Nodaway
  • Prescott
  • Quincy
  • Union
  • Washington
Communities
  • Brooks
  • Carbon
  • Corning
  • Dickieville
  • Iveyville
  • Lincoln Center
  • Mount Etna
  • Nevinville
  • Strand
  • Stringtown
  • Williamson

This list of cities and townships came from hometownlocator.com and wikipedia.org.

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Baldwin Cemetery
  • Bohemian National Cemetery
  • Brooks Cemetery
  • Calvary Cemetery
  • Carl Cemetery
  • Evergreen Cemetery
  • Forest Hill Cemetery
  • Homan Cemetery
  • Icarian Cemetery
  • Lincoln Center Cemetery
  • Methodist Grove Cemetery
  • Mount Etna Cemetery
  • Mount Pleasant Cemetery
  • Mount Zion Cemetery
  • Nodaway Cemetery
  • Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Oakland Cemetery
  • Old Brooks Cemetery
  • Old Evergreen Cemetery
  • Old Mount Etna Cemetery
  • Old Queen City Cemetery
  • Prairie Rose Cemetery
  • Queen City Cemetery
  • Quincy Cemetery
  • Rose Hill Cemetery
  • Salem Cemetery
  • Strand Cemetery
  • Stringtown Cemetery
  • Summit Cemetery
  • Thompson Cemetery
  • Walnut Grove Cemetery

Lists of the cemeteries in Adams County can be found at IaGenWeb Adams County Cemeteries

Transcriptions of these cemeteries can be found at:

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

Adams County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)

References

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