History and Genealogy of Palo Alto County, Iowa

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County Information

Named for the first battlefield victory in the Mexican-American War.

County Seat: Emmetsburg
Year Organized: 1851
Square Miles: 564

1010 Broadway Street
County Courthouse
Emmetsburg, IA 50536-2483
Phone: (712) 852-2924
Fax: (712) 852-3643



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Website Updates:

06 Feb 2018:
Marriages, Engagement, Anniversaries & Divorces: Marriages - Kliegl ~ Shea

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Surrounding Counties

Emmet County (north)
Kossuth County (east)
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Clay County (west)


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