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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Emmet County'''  
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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{{IADC}}
  
=== Cities  ===
 
  
=== Townships  ===
 
  
Armstrong Grove
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Emmet County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = January 15
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| seat = Estherville
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| building address = Estherville City Hall<br>2 North 7th Street<br>Estherville, Iowa 51334<br>Phone: 712-362-7771<br>Fax: 712-362-7773<br>[http://www.emmetcountyia.com/  '''Emmet County Website'''] }}
  
Center
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
Denmark
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Estherville City Hall<br>2 North 7th Street<br>Estherville, Iowa 51334<br>Phone: 712-362-7771<br>Fax: 712-362-7773<br>
  
Ellsworth
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<br>[http://www.emmetcountyia.com/ Emmet County]
  
Emmet
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== History  ==
  
Estherville
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==== Parent County  ====
  
High Lake
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'''1851--'''Emmet County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attaced to Bonne and Webster Counties prior to organization 7 February 1859. '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Estherville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
Iowa Lake
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
Jack Creek
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
Lincoln
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== Places/Localities  ==
  
Swan Lake
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
Twelve Mile Lake
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
=== Communities  ===
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[[Clay County, Iowa|Clay]] | [[Dickinson County, Iowa|Dickinson]] | [[Kossuth County, Iowa|Kossuth]] | [[Palo Alto County, Iowa|Palo Alto]] | [[Jackson County, Minnesota|Jackson County, Minnesota]] | [[Martin County, Minnesota|Martin County, Minnesota]]
  
=== County Government Site ===
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries ====
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'''Armstrong-- '''Armstrong Grove<br>'''Armstrong--'''Mount Calvary<br>'''Armstrong--'''St. Mary's Catholic
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'''Dolliver--'''Lincoln Township<br>'''Dolliver--'''Palenstine
  
[http://www.emmetcountyia.com/ Emmet County] website
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'''Ellsworth--'''Union
  
County Seat:&nbsp; Estherville<br>
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'''Estherville --'''East Side<br>'''Estherville-- '''East Side Memorial<br>'''Estherville--'''Estherville Lutheran<br>'''Estherville--'''Norwegian<br>'''Estherville--'''Oak Hill<br>'''Estherville--'''St. Patrick's Catholic
  
Estherville City Hall<br>2 North 7th Street<br>Estherville, Iowa 51334<br>Phone: 712-362-7771<br>Fax: 712-362-7773<br>
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'''Gruver--'''Center Township (Old Swan Lake)<br>'''Gruver--'''Swan Lake
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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'''High Lake Township-- '''High Lake-Jack Creek,
  
[[Clay County, Iowa|Clay]] | [[Dickinson County, Iowa|Dickinson]] | [[Kossuth County, Iowa|Kossuth]] | [[Palo Alto County, Iowa|Palo Alto]] | [[Jackson County, Minnesota|Jackson County, Minnesota]] | [[Nobles County, Minnesota|Nobles County, Minnesota]]
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'''Ringsted--'''Ringsted Memorial<br>'''Ringsted--'''St. John's Lutheran<br>'''Ringsted--'''St. Paul's Lutheran
  
== Resources ==
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'''Wallingford--'''Wallingford Lutheran
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=== Census ===
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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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.
  
Armstrong Grove, Armstrong<br>
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==== Church  ====
  
Center Township (Old Swan Lake), Gruver<br>
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==== Court  ====
  
East Side, Estherville
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==== Land  ====
  
East Side Memorial, Estherville
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==== Local&nbsp;Histories&nbsp;  ====
  
Estherville Lutheran, Estherville
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==== Maps  ====
  
High Lake-Jack Creek, High Lake Township
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==== Military  ====
  
Lincoln Township, Dolliver
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
Mount Calvary, Armstrong
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
  
Norwegian, Estherville
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
Oak Hill, Estherville
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==== Probate  ====
  
Palenstine, Dolliver
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==== Taxation  ====
  
Ringsted Memorial, Ringsted
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
St. John's Lutheran, Ringsted
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
St. Mary's Catholic, Armstrong
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The county library is located in Emmetsburg. It has an on-line searchable newspaper system which is available in the library for research. Contact the library for availability of a user name and password to access the system outside the library.  
  
St. Patrick's Catholic, Estherville  
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They have indexed listing for interments in the local cemeteries <br>Estherville Public Library 613 Central Ave, Estherville, Iowa 51334. www.esthervillepubliclibrary.com<br>
  
St. Paul's Lutheran, Ringsted
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
Swan Lake, Gruver
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
Union, Ellsworth Township
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== Web Sites  ==
  
Wallingford Lutheran, Wallingford
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*[http://iagenweb.org/emmet/ Emmet County IAGenWeb]
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Emmet|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Emmet/ Emmet County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[[Www.esthervillepubliclibrary.com|Estherville Public Library]]
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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== References ==
  
[http://iagenweb.org/emmet/ Emmet County IAGenWeb]
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<references />{{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Emmet_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Emmet_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 02:44, 7 March 2013

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Emmet County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Estherville
Courthouse
Address Estherville City Hall
2 North 7th Street
Estherville, Iowa 51334
Phone: 712-362-7771
Fax: 712-362-7773
Emmet County Website


County Courthouse

Estherville City Hall
2 North 7th Street
Estherville, Iowa 51334
Phone: 712-362-7771
Fax: 712-362-7773


Emmet County

History

Parent County

1851--Emmet County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attaced to Bonne and Webster Counties prior to organization 7 February 1859. County seat:  Estherville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Clay | Dickinson | Kossuth | Palo Alto | Jackson County, Minnesota | Martin County, Minnesota

Resources

Cemeteries

Armstrong-- Armstrong Grove
Armstrong--Mount Calvary
Armstrong--St. Mary's Catholic

Dolliver--Lincoln Township
Dolliver--Palenstine

Ellsworth--Union

Estherville --East Side
Estherville-- East Side Memorial
Estherville--Estherville Lutheran
Estherville--Norwegian
Estherville--Oak Hill
Estherville--St. Patrick's Catholic

Gruver--Center Township (Old Swan Lake)
Gruver--Swan Lake

High Lake Township-- High Lake-Jack Creek,

Ringsted--Ringsted Memorial
Ringsted--St. John's Lutheran
Ringsted--St. Paul's Lutheran

Wallingford--Wallingford Lutheran

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 a large collection of digitized Iowa newspapers online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

The county library is located in Emmetsburg. It has an on-line searchable newspaper system which is available in the library for research. Contact the library for availability of a user name and password to access the system outside the library.

They have indexed listing for interments in the local cemeteries
Estherville Public Library 613 Central Ave, Estherville, Iowa 51334. www.esthervillepubliclibrary.com

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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