History and Genealogy of Des Moines County, Iowa

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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/Deaths People
Schools Towns And Villages Townships

Website Updates:

17 Oct 2018:
Biographies: Lewis J. Swank
07 Oct 2018:
Newspaper Articles: Court News - Trial Docket
Newspaper Articles: Accidents - Judge C. B. Darwin Injured; Albert Hosier; Mr. Sterling Daughter Died
Newspaper Articles: General News - 2 1/4 Ton Ox; New City Hall
Newspaper Articles: Crime News - Faro Gambler Arrested; Post Office Robber Caught
17 Sept 2018:
Obituaries/Deaths: Death Certificate Index; July 1921-1939 for A
16 Sept 2018:
Births & Birthdays: Birthdays - Henry K. Eads & John Jackson
30 Jan 2018:
Obituaries: William Fisher

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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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