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Pottawattamie County, Iowa
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Lewis And Clark Monument
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County Information

The County takes its name from the
Potawatomi Native American tribe
County Organized: 1848
County Seat: Council Bluffs
Square Miles: 954

County Courthouse
227 South Sixth Street
County Courthouse
Council Bluffs, IA 51501-4269
Phone: (712)328-5604

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30 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Guiseppe "Joe" Agostini; George H. Hathaway; Helen M. Lapidus
29 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Robert Smith Brown; Susan Hathaway; Ida Huffine; Peter Keegan
Biographies: 1883 Biographies - J. W. Baird; J. F. Barke; Peter Beck; J. W. Buffington; J. H. Burroughs
Biographies: 1883 Business Bios - Beck Brothers
27 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Roy R. Huitt; Frederick J. McCrickard; Julia V. McCrickard; Hazel Tracey
Marriages/Anniversaries/Engagements/Divorces: Divorces - Mary G. Tracey vs. William B. Tracey
Marriages/Anniversaries/Engagements/Divorces: Marriage License - Shaff ~ Tracy
Marriages/Anniversaries/Engagements/Divorces Other Marriages - Gerlach & Svacina
Marriages/Anniversaries/Engagements/Divorces Engagements - Svacina ~ Pace
Land Records: Real Estate Transfers - Tracey & Amy
24 Apr 2016:
Biographies: 1883 Biographies - Rev. P. F. Bresee; George C. Brown; Reuben T. Bryant; D. W. Bushnell
21 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: George Edward Walker; Harriet Walker; Thomas A. Walker; Thomas J. Walker
15 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: A. C. Graham; Robert C. Graham; Emma Dorothy (Knabe) Oliver; Hugh C. Oliver; A. B. Walker; Abbie Rice Walker
Historical Info: Businesses - Oliver & Graham Gunshop
Biographies: 1883 Biographies - A. B. Walker
14 Apr 2016:
Historical Info: Government - No Fight Over The County Seat Here
Historical Info: Disasters, Accidents & Fires - County Clerk's Office Fire
13 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Albert Heaston; J. S. Green; Nimrod Marshbanks; Solomon McMullen
10 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Earl Campbell; Mrs. Melissa Campbell; Raymon Campbell, Jr.; Belinda Belle Bartlett; Emma Fast; Kirkpatrick, Infant; James Patrick McGlone, Jr.; Robert McMullen; Alice R. (Campbell, Britain) Stewart (2nd Obit); William Daniel Welke
08 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Marshall Sherman; Mrs. Alice Stewart; Charles Test Stewart; Frances Beach Stewart; William R. Stewart
04 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: John T. Stewart; Maria Hunter (McAffee) Stewart
People: Lawyers - The Early Pottawattamie County Bar
01 Apr 2016:
Obituaries/Deaths: Henry David Cohen; Harry Cohen; Dr. James A. Jackson; Laurits P. Madsen; Ralph Lee Shewerd; Bella Cory Stewart; Joel Little Stewart; Willam H. Thomas;
People: Other People - Laurits P. Madsen
Biographies: 1883 Biographies - James A. Jackson (Second Bio)

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Surrounding Counties
Harrison County (north)
Shelby County (northeast)
Cass County (east)
Montgomery County (southeast)
Mills County (south)
Sarpy County, Nebraska (southwest)
Douglas County, Nebraska (west)
Washington County, Nebraska (northwest)

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