Wright County, Iowa Genealogy

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County Courthouse

The Wright County Courthouse
115 North Main Street
Clarion, IA 50525

History

Parent County

1851--Wright County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone and Webster Counties prior to organization 1 October 1855.  County seat: Clarion [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Belmond
  • Clarion
  • Dows
  • Eagle Grove
  • Galt
  • Goldfield
  • Rowan
  • Woolstock

Neighboring Counties

Cerro Gordo | Franklin | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardin | Humboldt | Kossuth | Webster

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Biographies

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).
  2. History of Wright County Iowa, It's People, Industries and Institutions; Hon. B.P. Bridsall, B.P. Bowen & Co., Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1915, 1061 pages.
  3. History of Wright County Iowa, It's People, Industries and Institutions; Hon. B.P. Bridsall, B.P. Bowen & Co., Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1915, 1061 pages.