Dallas County, Iowa Genealogy

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Dallas County County Courthouse

Dallas County Iowa Courthouse
801 Court Street Rm 203
P. O. Box 38
Adel, IA 50003
(515) 993-5804

Quick History

Wikipedia

Geographic location: Google

Parent County

13 January 1846: Dallas County was created from unorganized territory. It was attached to Polk and Mahaska Counties prior to organization 1 March 1847. [1]

Boundary Changes

15 January 1851: Greene County was set off.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities:

Adel | Bouton | Clive | Dallas Center | Dawson | De Soto | Dexter | Granger | Grimes | Linden | Minburn | Perry | Redfield | Urbandale | Van Meter | Waukee | West Des Moines | Woodward

Townships

Adams | Adel | Beaver | Boone | Colfax | Dallas | Des Moines | Grant | Lincoln | Linn | Spring Valley | Sugar Grove | Union | Van Meter | Walnut | Washington

Unincorporated community

Booneville

Neighboring Counties

Adair | Boone | Greene | Guthrie | Madison | Polk | Warren

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries (Rural)

Census

  • 1850
  • 1854 State Original
  • 1856 State Original
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1885 State Original
  • 1890
  • 1895 State Original
  • 1900
  • 1905 State Original and Index
  • 1910
  • 1915 State Original duplicate
  • 1920
  • 1925 State Original
  • 1930

Church History and Records (Rural)

Court Records

  1. Guardianship

Land and Deed Records

History

Maps

David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures. This Collection features the cities of Altoona and Adel.

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].