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Shelby County, Iowa


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John A. McIntosh Cabin At
The Shelby County Historical Settlement
Note: John A. McIntosh is the
4th great-grandfather of Cathy Danielson


Cities and Towns

Elk Horn
Abandoned Settlement, Towns, Villages And Post Offices

County Information

County Seat: Harlan
Year Organized: 1851
Square Miles: 591

Named for General Isaac Shelby, the first governor of Kentucky

612 Court Street
County Courthouse
Harlan, IA 51537-1441
Phone: (712) 755-3733



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Website Updates:

15 Mar 2016:
Cemeteries: Shelby Township Cemetery - Mrs. Emma Martens
17 Jan 2016:
News Article: Klindt
16 Jan 2016:
Marriages & Marriage Licenses:

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