Palo Alto County IA Genealogy

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Palo Alto County Records by City/Town

Ayrshire Genealogy (45)
Cylinder Genealogy (44)
Ellington Genealogy (45)
Emmetsburg Genealogy (88)
Graettinger Genealogy (64)
Highland Genealogy (43)

Mallard Genealogy (49)
Nevada in Palo Alto County Genealogy (45)
Ruthven Genealogy (76)
Vernon Genealogy (47)
West Bend Genealogy (57)

Overview of Palo Alto County Records

  • Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto County Clerk District Court has birth records records starting in 1880, marriage records starting in 1880, some death records starting in 1880, divorce records, clerk records, and probate records starting in 1864.
  • Online indexes and images for many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.