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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=32008 Waterloo newspapers] that covered local news on Black Hawk County residents. This database is free at some libraries.
 
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=39&ci=32008 Waterloo newspapers] that covered local news on Black Hawk County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

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Template:Iowa-stubUnited States > Iowa > Black Hawk County

County Courthouse

Black Hawk County Courthouse
316 E. 5th St.
Waterloo, IA 50703-4774

(319) 833-3012

Black Hawk County

History

Parent County

1843--Black Hawk County was created 17 February 1843 from Buchanan County. Black Hawk County was attached to Buchanan, Benton, and Delaware Counties prior to organization 17 August 1853.  County seat:  Black Hawk [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Bremer | Buchanan | Butler | Fayette | Grundy | Tama

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

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Waterloo newspapers that covered local news on Black Hawk County residents. This database is free at some libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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