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Iron County, Wisconsin
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Iron County, Wisconsin Facts
When was Iron County, WI Created?
Iron County was created on March 1, 1893 from Ashland County.
What is the County Seat of Iron County, WI?
The County Seat is located in Hurley and the county government website is www.co.iron.wi.gov/
What counties are adjacent to Iron County, WI?
Bordering Counties are Vilas County (east, southeast), Price County, Ashland County, Gogebic County, Michigan.
Iron County, WI Vital Records
Where can find Iron County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Iron County vital records can be found at the Wisconsin Office of Vital Records has copies of Birth, Marriage, Divorce & Death Records reported since 1907. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Wisconsin for current fees and application process..
You can search online for Iron County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Wisconsin Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- USGenweb Archives Wisconsin Marriage Project
- Earliest Registration Dates by County
- Pre-1907 Birth Index
- Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926
- Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984
- Wisconsin Marriage Index 1852-1907
- Wisconsin Marriage Index (selected entries pre-1907)
- Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997
- Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930
- Pre-1892 Wisconsin Brides and/or Grooms from Maine State Archives Cards
- Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968
- Pre-1907 Death Index
- 1959-1979 Death Index
- 1979-1984 Death Index
Iron County, WI Census Records
What Iron County, WI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Iron County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940. One can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research.
There are Wisconsin State censuses from 1895 and 1905. Also the Wisconsin Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index for 1820-1890. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Wisconsin Census Records Research Guide
Iron County, WI Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Iron County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Iron County.The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.
See Also Wisconsin Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Iron County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 300 Taconite Street, Hurley, WI 54534; Phone: 715.561.3375
- Iron County Register of Deeds
- Phone: 715-561-2945
- Birth Records: 1886
- Marriage Records: 1893
- Death Records: 1887
- Land Records: 1886
- Iron County Register in Probate Office
- Phone: 715-561-3434
- Probate Records: 1893
- Iron County Clerk of Court Office
- Phone: (715) 561-4084
- Court Records: 1893
- Public Records of the Consolidated Court Automation Programs provides access to certain public records of the circuit courts of Wisconsin
- Wisconsin, Probate Estate Files, 1848-1935
- U.S., Indexed Early Land Ownership and Township Plats, 1785-1898
- BLM Land Records
Iron County, WI Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Iron County, WI?
A list of Iron County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Wisconsin Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Iron County Historical Society & Museum, 303 Iron Street, Hurley, WI 54534; 715-561-2244
- Mercer Area Historical Society, PO Box 638, Mercer, WI 54547; Phone: 715-561-2922
- Area Research Center – Wisconsin Historical Society History Center and Archives , 29270 County Highway G, Ashland, WI 54806-9339; Phone: (715) 685-2647
- Wisconsin Area Research Center Network
- State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706-1488
- Wisconsin State Genealogical Society, PO Box 5106, Madison, WI 53705
- Wisconsin Genealogy Index (wisconsinhistory.org) Search for pre-1907 Vital Records, as well as for 150,000 Wisconsin Name Index (WNI) records, including biographical sketches, obituaries, and newspaper articles published before 2000.
Where can I connect with other Iron County, WI Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Wisconsin State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Iron County, Wisconsin Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Iron County
- Iron County, Wisconsin Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Iron County, WI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Iron County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is just a listing which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.
Iron Co. WI Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Wisconsin Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Wisconsin historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Wisconsin (1837 – 1992) (genealogybank.com)
- Iron County, Wisconsin Books (amazon.com)
- Iron County Wisconsin Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
- Search Wisconsin Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Iron Co. WI Church & Cemeteries
- Wisconsin Church & Cemetery Research Guide
- Iron Co., Wisconsin Graves (findagrave.com)
- Iron County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Iron Co., Wisconsin Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Iron Co., Wisconsin Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Iron County, Wisconsin Church Books (amazon.com)
Iron Co. WI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Historical Image Collections (wisconsinhistory.org)
- Local History & Biography Articles (wisconsinhistory.org) thousands of historical newspaper articles on Wisconsin people and communities
- The Wisconsin Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Iron Co. WI General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Wisconsin
- Iron County, Wisconsin Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Iron County, Wisconsin Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Iron Co. WI Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Iron County, Wisconsin (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Wisconsin – Counties – Iron (cyndislist.com)
- Iron County Wisconsin (genealogytrails.com)
- Iron Co. WIGenweb (wigenweb.org)
- Iron County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Iron Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Iron Co. WI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Wisconsin Links and Information
- Iron Co. D.O.T. Road and Highway Maps (dot.wisconsin.gov)
- Wisconsin Public Land Survey Records: Original Field Notes & Plat Maps for Iron County
- 1895 Iron County Map (livgenmi.com)
Iron Co. WI Military Records
- Wisconsin Military Records Research Guide
- Wisconsin Military Records (fold3.com) gives you easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Wisconsin both women and men which served. Just the thing for Iron County genealogists, researchers, historians and much more.