History and Genealogy of Winneshiek County, Iowa

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County Information

County seat: Decorah
Year Organized: 1847
Square Miles: 690

The county was originally settled in 1848 in present day Bloomfield Township (near Castalia, Iowa)
and in Washington Township (near Fort Atkinson, Iowa). It was organized in 1847.

Courthouse:
201 W. Main Street
County Courthouse
Decorah, IA 52101-1713
Phone: (563)382-5085
Fax: (563)387-4083

 

 
ONLINE DATA

 
Births & Birthdays Biographies Cemeteries
Census Data Families Historical Info
Marriages/Divorces Military Data News Articles
Obituaries/Deaths Orphan Train Stories Schools
Towns And Villages Townships
Website Updates:
28 Jan 2018:
Census; 1860 Mortality Census - Bloomfield Township; Frankville Township; Military Township; Springfield Township
Towns And Villages: Decorah; Ossian
Towns And Villages: Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices - Moneek
Biographies: Lewis B. Whitney
Military Data: Vietnam War - U.S. Military Fatal Casualties of the Vietnam War for Winneshiek County
27 Jan 2018:
Biographies: Ben Bear; William H. Burtis; Lauritz M. Enger; Harry J. Green; John C. Hexom; William H. Smith
Towns And Villages: Frankville
Historical Info: Histories - Chronological History of Winneshiek County
25 Jan 2018:
Births & Birthdays: 1904-1906 Birth Index
Obituaries/Deaths: Obituaries - Henry Ansten; Ralph C. Ask; Zola Mae Blakeberg; Gunhild Stenerson Snersrud Bleckeberg; Elmer M. Dahle; Alan H. Fadness; Clara Rosalinda Tollefson Fretheim; Herman B. Fretheim; Gordon Fulsaas; Lauritz Larson Haga; Henry O. Haugen; Alice A. Hovden; Anton Hovden; Janet C. Lyngaas Hovden; Quentin Hover; Thilda Johnson; Kjersti Evans Myran; Albert C. Ness; Annie Peterson; Adolph Millford Quam; Louisa Tollefson; Norma Jean Jordahl Townswick
Census Data: 1860 Mortality Census - Bluffton Township; Burr Oak Township; Canoe Township; Fremont Township; Hesper Township; Highland Township; Orleans Township; Pleasant Township
24 Jan 2018:
Census Data: 1860 Mortality Census - Calmar Township; Decorah Township; Glenwood Township; Sumner Township; Washington Township
Biographies: B. Anundsen (Second Bio)
Births & Birthdays: Birthdays - Deborah F. Knowlton
Obituaries/Deaths: Obituaries - Lloyd C. Anderson; Rev. M. Stanley Ballard; Gregg Becker; Edith E. Olson Bishop; Donald Bolgren; Martin Dalen; Antoinette Eppens; Clarence Falness; Paula D. Morgan Fleming; Mrs. Haagen Fristad; Kenneth J. Gerleman; Eleanor A. Graf; Charlotte Marie Carlson Gustafson; Eugene T. Hove; Deborah Tracy Pettis Knowlton; Albert Kudrna; Infant Son Mashek; Caroline G. Miller; Ida McCoy Morgan; Mary Zahasky Nockels; Milton Peterson; Edward Phillips; Randal Gerard Russett; Selma "Sally" Sanders; Arthur Schneberger; Leona Schneberger; Muriel C. Stephens Schneberger; Robert Shimek; Harold Sunday; William Timp, Sr.; Alfred E. Whiteside; Elmer Wrede
Townships: Hesper Township
23 Jan 2018:
Military Data: Korean War - Korean War Casualties
Historical Info: Places - Historical Landmarks

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Surrounding Counties
Fillmore County, MN (northwest)
Houston County, MN (northeast)
Allamakee County (east)
Fayette County (south)
Chickasaw County (southwest)
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