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Johnson County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Johnson County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1837
County Seat Iowa City
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1837--Johnson County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque, Cook, and Muscatine Counties.  It was attached to Cedar County prior to organization 4 July 1838.  County seat: Iowa City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Benton | Cedar | Iowa | Linn | Louisa | Muscatine | Washington

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Daily Iowan Newspaper Collection -- access to digitized versions of The Daily Iowan and its predecessors: the University Reporter (1868-81), the Vidette (1879-81), the Vidette-Reporter (1881-1901) and the University Mirror (1881). The newspaper editions are full text searchable.
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has historical newspapers online including Cedar Rapids newspapers that may have included Johnson County residents. This database is free at some 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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