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County Courthouse

Estherville City Hall
2 North 7th Street
Estherville, Iowa 51334
Phone: 712-362-7771
Fax: 712-362-7773


Emmet County

History

Parent County

1851--Emmet County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attaced to Bonne and Webster Counties prior to organization 7 February 1859. County seat:  Estherville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Clay | Dickinson | Kossuth | Palo Alto | Jackson County, Minnesota | Martin County, Minnesota

Resources

Cemeteries

Armstrong-- Armstrong Grove
Armstrong--Mount Calvary
Armstrong--St. Mary's Catholic

Dolliver--Lincoln Township
Dolliver--Palenstine

Ellsworth--Union

Estherville --East Side
Estherville-- East Side Memorial
Estherville--Estherville Lutheran
Estherville--Norwegian
Estherville--Oak Hill
Estherville--St. Patrick's Catholic

Gruver--Center Township (Old Swan Lake)
Gruver--Swan Lake

High Lake Township-- High Lake-Jack Creek,

Ringsted--Ringsted Memorial
Ringsted--St. John's Lutheran
Ringsted--St. Paul's Lutheran

Wallingford--Wallingford Lutheran

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

The county library is located in Emmetsburg. It has an on-line searchable newspaper system which is available in the library for research. Contact the library for availability of a user name and password to access the system outside the library.

They have indexed listing for interments in the local cemeteries
Estherville Public Library 613 Central Ave, Estherville, Iowa 51334. www.esthervillepubliclibrary.com

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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