Winnebago County, Iowa Genealogy

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Guide to Winnebago County Iowa genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Winnebago County, Iowa
Map
Map of Iowa highlighting Winnebago County
Location in the state of Iowa
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1851
County Seat Forest City
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Winnebago County was created 15 January 1851 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Boone and Webster Counties prior to organization 1 November 1857.  County seat:  Forest City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Rake
  • Scarville
  • Thompson
  • Vinje

Neighboring Counties

Cerro Gordo | Hancock | Kossuth | Worth | Faribault County, Minnesota | Freeborn County, Minnesota

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives


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).