History and Genealogy
Welcome to Iowa Genealogy Trails!
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical
and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
We're looking for folks who share our dedication to putting data online and
are interested in helping this project be as successful as we can make it.
This county website is in need of a permanent host.
If you are interested joining our group as webmaster for this website, or any of our websites,
A desire to transcribe data and know-how to make a basic webpage is required.
The county seat is Sioux City
Originally established in 1851 as Wahkaw County, the Iowa Legislature in 1853 changed the name to Woodbury County in honor of Levi Woodbury (1789-1851),
The first county seat of Wahkaw County was the now-extinct village of Thompsonville; when the Legislature changed the county name to Woodbury,
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