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Jones County, Iowa Facts

Jones County

When was Jones County, IA Created?
Jones County was established on December 21, 1837 from Dubuque County.

What is the County Seat of Jones County, IA?
The County Seat is located in Anamosa and the county government website is http://www.jonescountyiowa.org

What counties are adjacent to Jones County, IA?
Bordering Counties are Delaware County, Dubuque County, Jackson County, Clinton County, Cedar County, Linn County.


Jones County, IA Vital Records

Where can find Jones County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Jones County vital records can be found at the Iowa Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth, marriage and death records from July 1880. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Iowa for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Jones County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Iowa Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.


Jones County, IA Census Records

What Jones County, IA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Jones County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Jones Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Jones Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Jones Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890.

Another Iowa census is the Iowa State Census Collection from 1836-1925. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Iowa Census Records Research Guide


Jones County, IA Courthouse and Government Records


Jones County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Jones County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Jones County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Iowa courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Iowa residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Jones County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Iowa Corthouse Records Research Guide.


Jones County, IA Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Jones County, IA?
A list of Jones County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Iowa Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Jones County, IA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Jones County, IA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Jones County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is simply a list which has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another.

Jones Co. IA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Jones Co. IA Cemeteries & Church Records

Jones Co. IA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Jones Co. IA General and History Websites

Jones Co. IA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Jones Co. IA Military Records

Jones Co. IA Schools & Directories

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