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Woodbury County, Iowa
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620 Douglas Street
Sioux City, IA 51101-1247
Phone: (712) 279-6525
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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), a senator and governor of New Hampshire who served as a Supreme Court justice from 1844 until his death.
The first county seat of Wahkaw County was the now-extinct village of Thompsonville; when the Legislature changed the county name to Woodbury, the new county seat became Sergeant's Bluff (now Sergeant Bluff). The county seat was moved to Sioux City in 1856.
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|Website Updates: |
23 Sep 2013: Military Data - Civil War - 1883 Pensioners On The Roll
30 Jun 2013: Obit - John Church Cushing Hoskins
22 Apr 2013: Births & Adoptions - Adoption - Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Bomer
24 Mar 2013: Bio - Mrs. W. L. Harding
15 Mar 2013: Query - Failey
10 Mar 2013: Obit - Alvira (Frazier) Flathers
04 Mar 2013: Military - Civil War - Military Headstone Appliations
03 Mar 2013: Obit - Charles O. Streeter
24 Feb 2013: Obit - Mrs. Daniel Day
05 Jan 2013: News Article - Coleman & Mitchell
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