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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==

Revision as of 02:09, 17 April 2013

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Online Records



Humboldt County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Humboldt County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded August 31, 1857
County Seat Dakota City
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Old Humboldt County was established 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone County and abolished 24 January 1855 and absorbed by Kossuth and Webster Counties.
1857-- Present-day Humboldt County was established 31 August 1857 from Kossuth and Webster Counties.
County seat: Dakota City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Hancock | Kossuth | Palo Alto | Pocahontas | Webster | Wright

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

  • The History of Humboldt County with a history of Iowa. Historical Pub. Co., 1901. FHL Collection


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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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