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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Fremont County'''  
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Fremont County'''  
Guide to '''Fremont County Iowa genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| founded year = 1847
| founded date = February 24
| seat = Sidney
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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==

Revision as of 16:50, 17 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Iowa Gotoarrow.png Fremont County

Guide to Fremont County Iowa genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Iowa
Online Records

Fremont County, Iowa
Map of Iowa highlighting Fremont County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Founded February 24, 1847
County Seat Sidney

County Courthouse


Parent County

1847--Fremont County was created 24 February 1847 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Appanoose County prior to organization 10 September 1849.  County seat:  Sidney [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Iowa boundary changes.

Record Loss

1863 and 1888 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Mills | Montgomery | Page | Atchison County, Missouri | Cass County, Nebraska | Otoe County, Nebraska




LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Plum Hollow



Local Histories 



Early migration routes to and from Fremont County, Iowa Genealogy for European settlers included:



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.



Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in Oregon National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. National Park Service, "(Auto Tour Route) Maps" in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. National Park Service, "Auto Tour Route Maps" in Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/mopi/planyourvisit/maps.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).