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{{Iowa-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Iowa|Iowa]] > Cerro Gordo County''  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Cerro Gordo County Courthouse<br>220 North Washington Avenue<br>Mason City, Iowa 50401<br>
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Cerro Gordo County Courthouse<br>220 North Washington Avenue<br>Mason City, Iowa 50401<br>  
  
 
(641) 421-3056<br><br>[http://www.co.cerro-gordo.ia.us/Courthouse/Contacts.cfm Cerro Gordo County]  
 
(641) 421-3056<br><br>[http://www.co.cerro-gordo.ia.us/Courthouse/Contacts.cfm Cerro Gordo County]  
  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
 
=== Populated Places  ===
====Cities====
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==== Cities ====
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*[[Clear Lake|Clear Lake]]
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*[[Clear Lake|Clear Lake]]  
*[[Dougherty|Dougherty]]
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*[[Dougherty|Dougherty]]  
*[[Mason City|Mason City]]
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*[[Mason City|Mason City]]  
*[[Meservey|Meservey]]
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*[[Meservey|Meservey]]  
*[[Nora Springs|Nora Springs]]
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*[[Nora Springs|Nora Springs]]  
 
*[[Plymouth|Plymouth]]
 
*[[Plymouth|Plymouth]]
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*[[Rock Falls|Rock Falls]]
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*[[Rock Falls|Rock Falls]]  
*[[Rockwell|Rockwell]]
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*[[Rockwell|Rockwell]]  
*[[Swaledale|Swaledale]]
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*[[Swaledale|Swaledale]]  
*[[Thorton|Thornton]]
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*[[Thorton|Thornton]]  
 
*[[Ventura|Ventura]]
 
*[[Ventura|Ventura]]
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==== Unincorporated communities ====
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==== Unincorporated communities ====
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*Burchinal
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*Burchinal  
*Cameron
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*Cameron  
*Cartersville
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*Cartersville  
 
*Emery
 
*Emery
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*Freeman
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*Hurley
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*Freeman  
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*Hurley  
 
*Portland
 
*Portland
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Butler County, Iowa|Butler]] | [[Floyd County, Iowa|Floyd]] | [[Franklin County, Iowa|Franklin]] | [[Hancock County, Iowa|Hancock]] | [[Mitchell County, Iowa|Mitchell]] | [[Winnebago County, Iowa|Winnebago]] | [[Worth County, Iowa|Worth]] | [[Wright County, Iowa|Wright]]
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[[Butler County, Iowa|Butler]] | [[Floyd County, Iowa|Floyd]] | [[Franklin County, Iowa|Franklin]] | [[Hancock County, Iowa|Hancock]] | [[Mitchell County, Iowa|Mitchell]] | [[Winnebago County, Iowa|Winnebago]] | [[Worth County, Iowa|Worth]] | [[Wright County, Iowa|Wright]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.masoncity.net/pView.aspx?id=1365&catid=58 Elmwood Cemetery]&nbsp;(also known as Elmwood - St. Joseph's Cemetery)<br>
 
*[http://www.masoncity.net/pView.aspx?id=1365&catid=58 Elmwood Cemetery]&nbsp;(also known as Elmwood - St. Joseph's Cemetery)<br>
  
1224 S Washington Ave<br>Mason City<br>Cerro Gordo County<br>Iowa USA<br>Postal Code: 50401<br>Phone: 641-421-3687<br>
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1224 S Washington Ave<br>Mason City<br>Cerro Gordo County<br>Iowa USA<br>Postal Code: 50401<br>Phone: 641-421-3687<br>  
  
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Memorial Park Cemetery - located outside of city limits  
 
Memorial Park Cemetery - located outside of city limits  
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Clear Lake Cemetery  
 
Clear Lake Cemetery  
  
&nbsp; located off of N 20th St and 7th Avenue N<br>&nbsp; Clear Lake, IA
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&nbsp; located off of N 20th St and 7th Avenue N<br>&nbsp; Clear Lake, IA  
  
Cemetery records are kept by the Public Works Office, located just by the cemetery <br>
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Cemetery records are kept by the Public Works Office, located just by the cemetery <br>  
  
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&nbsp; IOOF Cemetery<br>&nbsp; 1037 19th Street South West<br>&nbsp; Mason City<br>&nbsp; Cerro Gordo County<br>&nbsp; Iowa USA<br>&nbsp; Postal Code: 50401 Lincoln Township Cemetery:&nbsp; (FHL book 973 V3g, Vol. 5, page 200; film 599835, item 2)
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=== Census ===
  
&nbsp; IOOF Cemetery<br>&nbsp; 1037 19th Street South West<br>&nbsp; Mason City<br>&nbsp; Cerro Gordo County<br>&nbsp; Iowa USA<br>&nbsp; Postal Code: 50401
 
Lincoln Township Cemetery:&nbsp; (FHL book 973 V3g, Vol. 5, page 200; film 599835, item 2)
 
===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.  
 
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.  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
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=== Local Histories&nbsp;  ===
 
=== Local Histories&nbsp;  ===
  
==== [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/cerrogordo/h1910/h1910.htm History of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa]<br> ====
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==== [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabiog/cerrogordo/h1910/h1910.htm History of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa]<br> ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}
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{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}  
  
NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=39 Iowa newspapers] online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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Revision as of 21:53, 4 December 2012

Template:Iowa-stubUnited States > Iowa > Cerro Gordo County

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Cerro Gordo County Courthouse
220 North Washington Avenue
Mason City, Iowa 50401

(641) 421-3056

Cerro Gordo County


History

Parent County

1851--Cerro Gordo County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Floyd County prior to organization 29 December 1855.  County seat:  Mason City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Unincorporated communities

  • Burchinal
  • Cameron
  • Cartersville
  • Emery
  • Freeman
  • Hurley
  • Portland

Neighboring Counties

Butler | Floyd | Franklin | Hancock | Mitchell | Winnebago | Worth | Wright

Resources

Cemeteries

1224 S Washington Ave
Mason City
Cerro Gordo County
Iowa USA
Postal Code: 50401
Phone: 641-421-3687


Memorial Park Cemetery - located outside of city limits

11495 265th St
Mason City, IA 50401
866-282-2372


Clear Lake Cemetery

  located off of N 20th St and 7th Avenue N
  Clear Lake, IA

Cemetery records are kept by the Public Works Office, located just by the cemetery


  IOOF Cemetery
  1037 19th Street South West
  Mason City
  Cerro Gordo County
  Iowa USA
  Postal Code: 50401 Lincoln Township Cemetery:  (FHL book 973 V3g, Vol. 5, page 200; film 599835, item 2)

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 

History of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

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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