Calhoun County, Iowa Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Calhoun County Courthouse
P. O. Box 273
Rockwell, IA 50579-0273

(712) 297-8122

Calhoun County

History

Parent County

1851--Calhoun County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was formerly Fox County, until the name changed 22 January 1853.  It was attached to Green and Boone Counties prior to organization 7 November 1855.
County seat: Rockwell City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1884 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Buena Vista | Carroll | Greene | Pocahontas | Sac | Webster

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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).