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Template:Iowa-stub United States  > Iowa > Scott County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1837--Scott County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque, Cook, and Muscatine Counties.
County seat:  Davenport [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Cedar | Clinton | Muscatine | Rock Island County, Illinois

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Davenport Public Libary has put an index to the 1856, 1885, and 1925 Census for Scott County on the Internet. As of 29 April 2010, the 1925 index is still in data entry, and there are a stack of books several inches tall yet to be entered. If you'd like to help, contact Janet Greenlee of the the Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society (j dot .greenlee at hotmail dot com).

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

The Davenport Public Library has the Davenport Daily Gazette on line, by clicking on Local databases.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

The Davenport Public Library has placed the Scott County Marriage Certificates: Index, pre 1836-c1925 on the internet.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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