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Guide to Sac County Iowa genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Sac County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Sac County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Sac City
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

1851 Sac County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Woodbury and Greene Counties prior to organization 7 April 1856. County seat: Sac City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1888--Courthouse burned, but some charred records were recovered.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Buena Vista | Calhoun | Carroll | Cherokee | Crawford | Ida | Pocahontas

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

In most counties in Iowa, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Iowa - Sac - Probate records.


Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Iowa Department of Public Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. See also How to order Iowa Vital Records or order electronically online.


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).
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