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{{Iowa-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Shelby County''
  
== History and Tidbits ==
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== Cities ===
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== History ==
  
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[[Image:Isaac Shelby.JPG|thumb|right|289px]]
  
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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
=== County Government Site ===
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==== Parent County  ====
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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'''1851--'''Shelby County was created 15 January 1851&nbsp;from [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie]] County. It was organized 7 March 1853.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp; '''Harlan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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[[Audubon County, Iowa|Audubon]] | [[Carroll County, Iowa|Carroll]] | [[Cass County, Iowa|Cass]] | [[Crawford County, Iowa|Crawford]] | [[Harrison County, Iowa|Harrison]] | [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie]]  
 
[[Audubon County, Iowa|Audubon]] | [[Carroll County, Iowa|Carroll]] | [[Cass County, Iowa|Cass]] | [[Crawford County, Iowa|Crawford]] | [[Harrison County, Iowa|Harrison]] | [[Pottawattamie County, Iowa|Pottawattamie]]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=141957 Harlan Cemetery, Harlan] BillionGraves
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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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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Shelby|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Shelby/ Shelby County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Revision as of 21:51, 9 December 2011

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

County Courthouse

History

Isaac Shelby.JPG

The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

Parent County

1851--Shelby County was created 15 January 1851 from Pottawattamie County. It was organized 7 March 1853.
County seat:  Harlan [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Audubon | Carroll | Cass | Crawford | Harrison | Pottawattamie

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

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 and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).