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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
There have been two Howard counties in Iowa.  
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There have been two Howard counties in Iowa.<br>
 
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'''1816-- '''The first Howard County was established . It became part of the Missouri Territory.<br>
'''1816-- '''The first Howard County was established . It became part of the Missouri Territory.  
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'''1851--'''The current Howard County was created from Chickasaw and Floyd counties. '''County seat:''' Cresco <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
'''1851--'''The current Howard County was created from Chickasaw and Floyd counties. County records are housed in Cresco.  
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====

Revision as of 20:29, 7 October 2008

 United States  > Iowa > Howard County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

There have been two Howard counties in Iowa.
1816-- The first Howard County was established . It became part of the Missouri Territory.
1851--The current Howard County was created from Chickasaw and Floyd counties. County seat: Cresco [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Chickasaw | Floyd | Mitchell | Winneshiek | Fillmore County, Minnesota | Mower County, Minnesota

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

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