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County Courthouse

Crawford County Courthouse
1202 Broadway
Denison, IA 51442-0423

(712) 263-3045

Crawford County

History

Parent County

1851--Crawford County was created 1 January 1851 from Pottawattamie County and unorganized territory. It was attached to Shelby County prior to organization 3 September 1855. County seat:  Denison [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Audubon | Carroll | Harrison | Ida | Monona | Sac | Shelby | Woodbury

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Iowa recorded not only the federal census but state census through out the years too. The state census contains very valuable genealogical information. Where the census information can be found, what years it was taken, mortality schedules, census substitutions and much more is discussed in the very informative Iowa Census article.

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

 

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