History and Genealogy
Welcome to Iowa Genealogy Trails!
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and
historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
We're looking for folks who share our dedication to putting data online and
are interested in helping this project be as successful as we can make it.
This county website is in need of a permanent host.
If you are interested joining our group as webmaster for this website, or any of our websites,
A desire to transcribe data and know-how to make a basic webpage is required.
It was established in 1837 and was named in honor of John M. Clayton,
The county seat is Elkader.
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Surrounding CountiesAllamakee County (north)
Crawford County, Wis (northeast), across the Mississippi River
Grant County, Wis (east), across the Mississippi River
Buchanan County (southwest)
Delaware County (south)
Dubuque County (southeast)
Fayette County (west)
Winneshiek County (northwest)
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