Washington County, Iowa Genealogy

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 United States  > Iowa > Washington County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1838--Washington County was created in 1838. The original name was Slaughter County.

 1839--The name changed to Washington in 1839. County records are housed in Washington, the county seat.

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Henry | Iowa | Jefferson | Johnson | Keokuk | Louisa

Record Loss

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

The History of Washington County, Iowa, 1880 has been digitized and is available online. Click here for a link to this history.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records 

Societies and Libraries

Townships and Cities

Web Sites

References