Franklin County, Iowa Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Franklin County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Chickasaw, Fayette, and Hardin Counties prior to organization 3 March 1856. County seat:  Hampton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and towns

Ackley
Alexander
Coulter
Dows

Geneva
Hampton
Hansell
Latimer
Popejoy

Sheffield


Unincorporated communities


Bradford
Chapin


Neighboring Counties

Butler | Cerro Gordo | Floyd | Grundy | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardin | Wright

Resources

Cemeteries 

 Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

 1883 Biographies

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).