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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Palo Alto County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa|Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Palo Alto County''  
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| county = Palo Alto County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = January 15
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| seat = Emmetsburg
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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== Quick Facts ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1851--'''Palo Alto County was created from Kossuth County. '''County seat:&nbsp; '''Emmetsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1851''' Palo Alto County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone and Webster Counties prior to organization 29 December 1858. '''County seat: '''Emmetsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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The county library is located in Emmetsburg. It has an on-line searchable newspaper system which is available in the library for research. Contact the library for availability of a user name and password to access the system outside the library.
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They have indexed listing for interments in&nbsp;the local cemeteries,<br>
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=202531&subject_disp=Iowa%2C+Palo+Alto&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Palo+Alto|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Palo_Alto/ Palo Alto County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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[[Category:Palo_Alto_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Palo_Alto_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 01:16, 8 March 2013

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Palo Alto County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Emmetsburg
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

1851 Palo Alto County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone and Webster Counties prior to organization 29 December 1858. County seat: Emmetsburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Buena Vista | Clay | Dickinson | Emmet | Humboldt | Kossuth | Pocahontas

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

History

Map

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, Libraries and Museums

The county library is located in Emmetsburg. It has an on-line searchable newspaper system which is available in the library for research. Contact the library for availability of a user name and password to access the system outside the library.

They have indexed listing for interments in the local cemeteries,

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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