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Howard County Iowa History & Records

Archives

Howard County Iowa Archives is a digital library of the USGenWeb Archives Projects. The documents listed below are available. The highlighted documents are available on this website.

  1. 1856 State Census of Jamestown and Howard Twp.
  2. Howard County History - 1903
  3. History of Davis Corners
  4. History of Howard County from the 1875 Andreas Atlas
  5. Abandoned Towns, Villages and Post Offices
  6. American Legion Posts 1919-1929
  7. Blizzard of 1873
  8. World War II Honor List
  9. 1886 listing of Civil War Veterans
  10. World War I Physicians

History

History of Howard County from the History of Chickasaw & Howard Counties, Iowa, by W. E. Alexander. Western Publishing Company, Decorah, Iowa, 1883.

History of Iowa from the History of Chickasaw & Howard Counties, Iowa, by W. E. Alexander. Western Publishing Company, Decorah, Iowa, 1883.

History of Chickasaw County from the History of Chickasaw & Howard Counties, Iowa, by W. E. Alexander. Western Publishing Company, Decorah, Iowa, 1883.

History of Chickasaw and Howard Counties, Iowa 1919, Volume One, by Robert Herd Fairbairn. Illustrated -- The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago -- 1919.

National Register of Historical Places is an official listing of the cultural resources in Howard County that worthy of preservation, authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Elma Centennial 1886-1986 , this page contains selected sections of the Elma History Book published in 1986 by the History Book Committee.

Chester Centennial 1858 - 1958 , this page contains selected pages of a Supplement to the Lime Springs Herald, published on June 12, 1958.

Maps & Townships

Check out the Maps Section for historical images of Howard County and Northeast Iowa.

See the list of Howard County past, present and abandoned towns, villages, and post offices.

Military

This is a link to a site about a book written by David Wildman, Iowa's Martyr Regiment. This book describes the story of the Iowa 38th Volunteer regiment during the Civil War.

A list of National Guards of Howard County during a 1904 publication of Iowa Official Register, transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall.

This is a link to a website that lists the Howard County casualities in World War II .

U.S. Military Personnel of Howard County who died from hostile action (including missing and captured) in the Korean War, 1950-1957.

Vietnam Honor List of Dead and Missing Personal from Howard County, Iowa.

Photos

This is a list of photos of Howard County and those who lived in this county.

Other Organizations

The Royal Arch Masons of Howard County is listed in this section.

Professionals

Medical and Surgical directory of Iowa 1883-84. Here is a listing of those in Howard County, Iowa.

This is a page of those who were a part of the Presidential Elector.

Here you can view any of the Howard County Officials from 1894 - 1922. This was provided by Roseanna Zehner