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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Washington County''' {{IADC}}  
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Washington County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1838
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| founded date = January 18
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| seat = Washington
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The History of Washington County, Iowa, 1880 has been digitized and is available online. Click [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/historical/LightOn/1880wash_1.htm here] for a link to this history.
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
=== Cities ===
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== History ==
  
=== Townships ===
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==== Parent County ====
  
=== Communities  ===
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'''1838--'''Washington County was created 18 January 1838 from [[Henry County, Iowa|Henry]], [[Louisa County, Iowa|Louisa]], and [[Muscatine County, Iowa|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>
  
=== County Government Site ===
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[[Henry County, Iowa|Henry]] | [[Iowa County, Iowa|Iowa]] | [[Jefferson County, Iowa|Jefferson]] | [[Johnson County, Iowa|Johnson]] | [[Keokuk County, Iowa|Keokuk]] | [[Louisa County, Iowa|Louisa]]  
 
[[Henry County, Iowa|Henry]] | [[Iowa County, Iowa|Iowa]] | [[Jefferson County, Iowa|Jefferson]] | [[Johnson County, Iowa|Johnson]] | [[Keokuk County, Iowa|Keokuk]] | [[Louisa County, Iowa|Louisa]]  
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/historical/LightOn/1880wash_1.htm ''The History of Washington County, Iowa, 1880'']
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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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== Societies and 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+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Washington/ Washington County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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== References ==
  
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
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Washington County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 18, 1838
County Seat Washington
Courthouse


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

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