Washington County, Iowa Genealogy

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Online Records


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1838--Washington County was created 18 January 1838 from Henry, Louisa, and Muscatine Counties. It was formerly named Slaughter County, but the name changed to Washington County 25 January 1839.
County seat: Washington [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Henry | Iowa | Jefferson | Johnson | Keokuk | Louisa

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

The History of Washington County, Iowa, 1880

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).