Carroll County, Iowa Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Carroll County Courthouse
114 E. 6th St.
Carroll, Iowa 51401

(712) 792-4327

Carroll County


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The county is named after Charles Carroll (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.[1]

Parent County

1851--Carroll County was created15 January 1851 from Pottawattamie County. It was attached to Shelby and Guthrie Counties prior to organization 17 August 1855.  County seat:  Carroll [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1886 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Audubon | Calhoun | Crawford | Greene | Guthrie | Sac | Shelby



  • Cemeteries of Carroll Iowa
  • Index of Grave Stone Photos
  • Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Old Carrollton Cemetery
  • Union Township Cemetery
  • Gravestone pictures I have (e-mail me)  I Carrolll County Iowa: Arcadia Cemetery Saint Johns Cemetery Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery Saint Bernards Cemetery Holy Family Cemetery East Liberty Cemetery Immanuel Cemetery Holy Angels Cemetery Saint Augustine Cemetery Saint Francis Cemetery Oak Hill Cemetery Old Carrollton Cemetery Union Cemetery Dedham Cemetery McCurdy Cemetery Saint Josephs Cemetery Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery Dickson Cemetery West Lawn Cemetery Lanesboro Cemetery Salisbury Cemetery Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery Elba Cemetery Sacred Heart Cemetery Wheatland Cemetery




Local Histories

  • History of Carroll County Iowa, Vol. 1 [3]is a record of settlement, organization, progress and achievement of Carroll County Iowa.






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


  1. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia,
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. History of Carroll County Iowa, Vol. 1. Maclean, Paul. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company Google BooksWorldcat