Palo Alto County, Iowa Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Quick Facts
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies, Libraries and Museums
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
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 
Societies, Libraries and Museums
The county library is located in Estherville. 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
Estherville Public Library 613 Central Ave, Estherville, Iowa 51334. www.esthervillepubliclibrary.com
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).