Howard County IA Genealogy

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Howard County Records by City/Town

Chester in Howard County Genealogy (40)
Cresco Genealogy (97)
Elma Genealogy (61)
Howard Genealogy (40)

Lime Springs Genealogy (65)
New Oregon Genealogy (52)
Saratoga Genealogy (40)

Overview of Howard County Records

  • Howard County was created in 1851 from unorganized territory.
  • Birth, marriage, and death records for 1880 and later can be obtained from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
  • The Howard County Clerk District Court has birth records starting in 1880, marriage records starting in 1880, and death records starting in 1880, divorce and clerk records starting in 1876, and probate records starting in 1877.
  • The Howard County Recorder has land records starting in 1855.
  • Online indexes and images for many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.