History and Genealogy of 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


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:

06 May 2017:
Historical Info: Businesses - Farmers' Mutual Insurance Company
Churches: Church of Latter-Day Saints
Historical Info: Government - County Jail
Towns And Villages: Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices - Manteno; Shelbyville; Simoda

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