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'''1838--'''Washington County was created in 1838. The original name was Slaughter County.<br>
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'''1838--'''Washington County was created 18 January 1838 from Henry, Louisa, and Muscatine Counties. It was formerly named Slaughter County, but the name changed to Washington County 25 January 1839.<br> '''County seat:''' Washington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
'''1839--'''The name changed to Washington in 1839. '''County seat:''' Washington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
 
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Revision as of 16:15, 20 October 2008

 United States  > Iowa > Washington County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1838--Washington County was created 18 January 1838 from Henry, Louisa, and Muscatine Counties. It was formerly named Slaughter County, but the name changed to Washington County 25 January 1839.
County seat: Washington [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Henry | Iowa | Jefferson | Johnson | Keokuk | Louisa

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

The History of Washington County, Iowa, 1880

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

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