Lyon County, Iowa Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Lyon County was created 15 January 1851 as Buncombe County. The name was changed to Lyon in 11 September 1862.  It was attached to Woodbury County prior to organization 1 January 1872.
County seat: Rock Rapids [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

O'Brien | Osceola | Sioux | Lincoln County, South Dakota | Minnehaha County, South Dakota | Nobles County, Minnesota | Rock 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).