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Page County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Page County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: 1847
County Seat Clarinda
Courthouse
Page County Courthouse.jpg


Contents

County Courthouse

History

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1880
1866
1880
1838
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County
  • Page County, Iowa is named in honor of Captain John Page of the 4th U.S. Infantry, who was mortally wounded in the battle of Palo Alto during the Mexican American War.

Parent County

1847--Page County was created 24 February 1847 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Appanoose County prior to organization 22 March 1852. County seat:  Clarinda [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Iowa boundary changes.

Record Loss

1858 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Getting Started

Research Guides

African American

United States African Americans Gotoarrow.png Iowa African Americans

Cemeteries

  • Find A Grave has Page County cemeteries with some headstone pictures. If yours isn't among the photographs you can request to have one taken and posted.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1850551
18604,419702.0%
18709,975125.7%
188019,66797.2%
189021,3418.5%
190024,18713.3%
191024,002−0.8%
192024,1370.6%
193025,9047.3%
194024,887−3.9%
195023,921−3.9%
196021,023−12.1%
197018,537−11.8%
198019,0632.8%
199016,870−11.5%
200016,9760.6%
201015,932−6.1%
  • An article about the Federal and State Census Records that exist for Iowa. Iowa Census

Church

Court

Genealogy

Land

  • Iowa Page County Recorder's Office has property and misc. records dating back to 1838. Genealogy research is not performed by the Page County Recorder’s office. However, this office has land and vital records that are open to the public.

Law and Legislation

Local Histories

Maps

  • [1] David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures. This Collection features the city of Shenandoah.

Military

Newspapers

Occupations

Obituaries

Periodicals

Prisions

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriages
Deaths

Family History Centers

  • Shenandoah Iowa Family History Center
    507 E Pioneer Ave
    Shenandoah, Ia 51601
    Phone:1-712-246-4491
    Hours T 1pm-4pm; W 7pm-9pm; Th 10am-3pm.; Closures: Closed the last two weeks in December.

Societies and Libraries

  • Nodaway Valley Historical Museum
    1600 South 16th Street
    PO Box 393
    Clarinda, Iowa 51632
    Phone: 1-712-542-3073
    E-mail: nvm@iowatelecom.net
    Hours:
    Mondays: Closed Tuesdays: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday: 1-4 p.m. for May thru Sept. and 2-4 p.m. for Oct. thru April. We will also open by appointment at other times for people to research.

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Page County, Iowa

References

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

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