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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

Defiance
Earling
Elk Horn
Harlan
Irwin
Kirkman
Panama
Portsmouth
Shelby
Tennant
Westphalia
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

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

 

 
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State Bird and Flower
Cemeteries Census Data
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Schools

Website Updates:

18 Oct 2014:
Geographic Features: Bridges; Dams; Lakes; Parks; Streams, Creeks & Rivers

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Surrounding Counties
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