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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Allamakee County'''  
  
''[[United States|United States]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > County''  
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Guide to '''Allamakee County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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=== Cities  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Allamakee County
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| county_map = Iowa Allamakee Map.png
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1847
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| founded date = February 20
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| seat = Waukon
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| building address = Allamakee County Courthouse<br>110 Allamakee St.<br>P.O. Box 248<br>Waukon, IA 52172-1794<br> Phone:(563) 568-6351 <br>[http://www.co.allamakee.ia.us/ '''County Website'''] }}
  
=== Townships ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== Communities  ===
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Allamakee County Courthouse<br>110 Allamakee St.<br>P.O. Box 248<br>Waukon, IA 52172-1794<br>Phone:(563) 568-6351
  
=== County Government Site ===
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== History ==
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1847--'''Allamakee County was created 20 February 1847&nbsp;from unorganized territory.&nbsp;&nbsp;The county was attached to Clayton County prior to organization on 6 March 1849. &nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;''' Waukon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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This &nbsp;list of cities and townships come from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allamakee_County,_Iowa#Localities wikipedia.org.]
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== <br>Cities<br>  ==
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==== Harpers Ferry<br>Lansing<br>New Albin<br>Postville<br>Waterville<br>Waukon<br>[edit] Townships<br>  ====
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==== Allamakee County is divided into eighteen townships:  ====
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Center<br>Fairview<br>Franklin<br>French Creek<br>Hanover<br>Iowa<br>Jefferson<br>Lafayette<br>Lansing<br>Linton<br>Ludlow<br>Makee<br>Paint Creek<br>Post<br>Taylor<br>Union City<br>Union Prairie<br>Waterloo<br>
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&nbsp;Unincorporated communities<br>Dorchester<br>Rossville<br>Churchtown<br>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Clayton County, Iowa|Clayton]] | [[Fayette County, Iowa|Fayette]] | [[Winneshiek County, Iowa|Winneshiek]] | [[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford County, Wisconsin]] | [[Vernon County, Wisconsin|Vernon County, Wisconsin]] | [[Houston County, Minnesota|Houston County, Minnesota]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the very informative [[Iowa Census]] article.
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1218058244343_983" />  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&id=Znwre_NW_7QC&dq=history+of+winneshiek+and+allamakee&printsec=frontcover&source=web&ots=9Kvbfoh0mD&sig=NRE7KCdauZHLbzLZduFPf0_vLoA&ei=WkqQSYOSK4TUMfP9_Y4L&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result History of Winneshiek and Allamkee Counties, Iowa]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/adair/ha1915/ha1915.htm History of Adair County, Iowa and its People]
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==== Maps  ====
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[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Allamakee+County++Iowa+/ David Rumsey Map Collection ]is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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*Online Obituaries:[http://iagenweb.org/cgi-bin/websearch/search.pl iagenweb.org/cgi-bin/websearch/search.pl]
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name AccessNewspaperArchive.
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Allamakee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Allamakee/ Allamakee County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
 
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Guide to Allamakee County Iowa genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Allamakee County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Allamakee County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 20, 1847
County Seat Waukon
Courthouse
Address Allamakee County Courthouse
110 Allamakee St.
P.O. Box 248
Waukon, IA 52172-1794
Phone:(563) 568-6351
County Website


County Courthouse

Allamakee County Courthouse
110 Allamakee St.
P.O. Box 248
Waukon, IA 52172-1794
Phone:(563) 568-6351

History

Parent County

1847--Allamakee County was created 20 February 1847 from unorganized territory.  The county was attached to Clayton County prior to organization on 6 March 1849.  County seat:  Waukon [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

This  list of cities and townships come from wikipedia.org.


Cities

Harpers Ferry
Lansing
New Albin
Postville
Waterville
Waukon
[edit] Townships

Allamakee County is divided into eighteen townships:

Center
Fairview
Franklin
French Creek
Hanover
Iowa
Jefferson
Lafayette
Lansing
Linton
Ludlow
Makee
Paint Creek
Post
Taylor
Union City
Union Prairie
Waterloo


 Unincorporated communities
Dorchester
Rossville
Churchtown

Neighboring Counties

Clayton | Fayette | Winneshiek | Crawford County, Wisconsin | Vernon County, Wisconsin | Houston County, Minnesota

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the very informative Iowa Census article.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries under the name AccessNewspaperArchive.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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