Fayette County, Iowa Genealogy

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United States  > Iowa > Fayette County

County Courthouse

Fayette County Courthouse
114 North Vine Street
P.O. Box 226
West Union, IA 52175


(563) 422-3687


Fayette County


History

Parent County

1837--Fayette County was created 21 December 1837 from Dubuque County. it was attached to Clayton County prior to organiztoin 7 February 1859.  County seat:  West Union [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1872 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Allamakee | Black Hawk | Bremer | Buchanan | Chickasaw | Clayton | Delaware | Winnishiek

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories 

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

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