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Hartley Sentinel (weekly)
71 1st St SE
Hartley, IA 51346-1403
Tel: 712-928-2223
Fax: 712-928-2223

N'West Iowa Review

PO Box 160
Sheldon, IA 51201-0160
Tel: 712-324-5347
Fax: 712-324-2345

O'Brien County Bell

150 1st St NE
Primghar, IA 51245-0478
Tel: 712-957-4055

Paullina Times (weekly)

144 E Broadway
Paullina, IA 51046-0637
Tel: 712-949-3622

Sanborn Pioneer (weekly)

PO Box 280
Sanborn, IA 51248-0280
Tel: 712-729-3201
Fax: 641-713-2399

Sheldon Mail-Sun (weekly)

PO Box 160
Sheldon IA 51201-0160
Tel: 712-324-5347
Fax: 712-324-2345

Sutherland Courier (weekly)

Sutherland, IA
Discontinued 2006
Can be found online click here

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

ARCHER PUBLIC LIBRARY
203 Sanford Street Archer, Iowa 51231 Phone 712-723-5629
Email Archer Library
Archer Centennial book from 1888-1988
Reformed Church Century book 1900-2000
(Note: Archer has 2 Churches, the Archer Reformed Church, 210 Locust St. phone: 712-723-5295
the United Methodist Church, 309 Harriman Ave. phone 712-723-5254.)

HARTLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
91 1st Street SE Harley, Iowa 51346 Phone 712-928-2080
Email Hartley Public Library HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PERKINS - 1897
HISTORY OF  O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PECK & MONTZHEIMER- 1914
HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY O'BRIEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1979
MICROFILMS OF NEWSPAPERS;
"HARTLEY RECORD"-1887-1894,
"HARTLEY JOURNAL"-1894-1916,
"HARTLEY HERALD"-1896-1907, "HARTLEY SENTINEL"- 1912 TO PRESENT.
MICROFILMS OF STATE CENSUS 1905 AND 1925,
MICROFILMS OF FEDERALCENSUS 1850,1860,1870,1880 AND 1900
ALSO HAVE READER AND PRINTER.

PAULLINA PUBLIC LIBRARY
113 Mickley Street Paullina, Iowa 51046 Phone 712-949-3941
Email Paullina Public Library
MICROFILMS OF PAULLINA TIMES-1887 TO PRESENT.
PAULLINA CENTENNIAL BOOK, 1883-1983
HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PECK & MONTZHEIMER-1914

PRIMGHAR PUBLIC LIBRARY
320 1st St NE, Primghar, Iowa 51245; Tel: 712 957 8981
Email Primghar Public Library
HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PERKINS - 1897
HISTORY OF  O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PECK & MONTZHEIMER - 1914
HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY O'BRIEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1979
MICROFILMS OF "O'BRIEN COUNTY BELL" NEWSPAPER -1886 TO PRESENT

SANBORN PUBLIC LIBRARY
407 Main Street Sanborn Iowa 51248 Phone 712-930-3215
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MICROFILMS OF" SANBORN PIONEER" NEWSPAPER MAY 17 1872 TO PRESENT. ALSO HAVE READER AND PRINTER.
HISTORY OF  O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PECK & MONTZHEIMER-1914
HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY O'BRIEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1979

SHELDON PUBLIC LIBRARY
925 4th Ave Sheldon, Iowa 51201 Phone 712-324-2442
Email Sheldon Library
HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY O'BRIEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY  1979
HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PERKINS - 1897
HISTORY OF  O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PECK & MONTZHEIMER- 1914
SHELDON AREA CENTENNIAL, 1972
MICROFILMS OF SHELDON NEWSPAPERS 1874-present. 1856,1880,1885,1895,1900,1910,1920 CENSUS FOR O'BRIEN COUNTY. ALSO HAVE READER AND PRINTER.

SUTHERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY - N.B. BAKER LIBRARY
315 Ash, Box 370 Sutherland, IA 51058 Phone 712 446 3839
Email Sutherland Library
"SUTHERLAND COURIER" NEWSPAPER 1885 TO PRESENT EXCEPT 1889-1895 AND 1899-1907
HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY O'BRIEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1979
Genealogy meeting held here first Thursday of every month 7:00 pm. Everyone welcome!

SPENCER PUBLIC LIBRARY,
21 East 3rd Street Spencer,IA 51301
Email Spencer Public Library
Spencer is not in O'Brien County, but they have a large amount of O'Brien Materials
HISTORY OF O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PERKINS - 1897
HISTORY OF  O'BRIEN COUNTY BY PECK & MONTZHEIMER - 1914
PETERSON, IA , 1856-1980
MICROFILMS OF IOWA STATE CENSUS, O'BRIEN COUNTY- 1885,1895,1925
FEDERAL CENSUS OF O'BRIEN COUNTY-1840,1850,1860,1870,1880,1900,1920.
MICROFILMS OF MARRIAGE, BIRTH, DEATH, OLD AGE ASSISTANCE, NATURALIZATION, AND LAND RECORDS. 

OTHER RESOURCES

  O'BRIEN COUNTY COURTHOUSE ,155 Hayes, Primghar, Iowa, 51245 Tele: 712 957 3255
CLERK HAS BIRTH, MARRIAGE, AND PROBATE RECORDS FROM 1880(SOME ARE MISSING INCL. EARLY 1920'S).
RECORDS HAVE BEEN MICROFILMED AND FILM IS AVAILABLE FROM LDS LIBRARY.

 O'BRIEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Box 385, Primghar, Iowa, 51245 Phone 712-957-2581

O'BRIEN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVLOPMENT CORPORATION



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