History and Genealogy of Des Moines County, Iowa

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Courthouse:

513 North Main Street
County Courthouse
Burlington, IA 52601-5220
Phone: (319) 753-8203

County Information

County Seat: Burlington
Year Organized: 1834
Square Miles: 416

Named after the river

 

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Census Data Churches Geographical Features
Historical Info Marriages, Divorces Military Data
Newspaper Articles Obituaries Schools
Towns And Villages Townships

Website Updates:

20 Mar 2017:
Military: Revolutionary War - 1840 Pensioners
01 Mar 2017:
Historical Info: Government 1882 County Officers
14 Feb 2017:
Newspaper Articles: Crime - Love, Higgins, Welliver & Collins

Past Updates

 

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Surrounding Counties

Louisa County (north)
Mercer County, Illinois (east), across the Mississippi River
Henderson County, Illinois (southeast), across the Mississippi River
Lee County (south)
Henry County (west)

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