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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cherokee County'''  
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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=== Cities ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== Townships  ===
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Cherokee County Courthouse<br>520 West Main<br>Cherokee, IA 51012
  
=== Communities  ===
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(712) 225-6735
  
=== County Government Site  ===
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== Neighboring Counties  ==
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[http://www.cherokeecountyiowa.com/ Cherokee County]
  
[[Buena Vista County, Iowa|Buena Vista]] | [[Clay County, Iowa|Clay]] | [[Ida County, Iowa|Ida]] | [[O'Brien County, Iowa|O'Brien]] | [[Plymouth County, Iowa|Plymouth]] | [[Sac County, Iowa|Sac]] | [[Sioux County, Iowa|Sioux]] | [[Woodbury County, Iowa|Woodbury]]
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1851--'''Cherokee County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Woodbury County prior to organization 2 October 1858. '''County seat:''' Cherokee <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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[[Buena Vista County, Iowa|Buena Vista]] | [[Clay County, Iowa|Clay]] | [[Ida County, Iowa|Ida]] | [[O'Brien County, Iowa|O'Brien]] | [[Plymouth County, Iowa|Plymouth]] | [[Sac County, Iowa|Sac]] | [[Sioux County, Iowa|Sioux]] | [[Woodbury County, Iowa|Woodbury]]  
  
 
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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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==== Newspapers  ====
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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*[http://aurelia.newspaperarchive.com/ Aurelia Public Library Archives, Cherokee County] (1886-1999)
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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|201936|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Cherokee/ Cherokee County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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<references />{{Iowa|Iowa}} {{Iowa|Iowa}
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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[[Category:Iowa]] [[Category:Cherokee County, Iowa]]
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Revision as of 02:54, 10 February 2013

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Cherokee County Courthouse
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

(712) 225-6735


Cherokee County


History

Parent County

1851--Cherokee County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Woodbury County prior to organization 2 October 1858. County seat: Cherokee [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Buena Vista | Clay | Ida | O'Brien | Plymouth | Sac | Sioux | Woodbury

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


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).
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