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Here is a list of local county resources for researching your family.


POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY  COURTHOUSE
227 South 6th St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51501-4209

Pottawattamie County Clerk
    (Vital Records: Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates)
(712) 328-5604
Also, check with the Council Bluffs Public Library as many/most records on microfilm were moved there.

 
Pottawattamie County's Recorder's Office
    (Deeds and other recordable documents)
( 712) 328-5612

Probate Clerk
    (Wills)

(712) 328-5639


Website:  pottcounty.com

Note:
Iowa County registrars do not have code authority to have the following on record:
- Single-parent births prior to July 1, 1995;
- Adoptions;
- Any record ordered sealed by a court of law;
- Birth, death, and marriage records between the years 1921 to 1941.
Please visit this web site for more information about obtaining these records: http://idph.iowa.gov/.


COUNCIL BLUFFS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Genealogy Department
400 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
View on-line catalogue at:
  www.cbpl.lib.ia.us
Phone: (712) 323-7553
email: cbplref@cbpl.lib.ia.us

The library has an extensive genealogy section, with census records, histories, General Dodge diaries, early church histories, biographies, and related materials.



HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY
226 Pearl Street
Council Bluffs, IA  51503

Web site: http://www.thehistoricalsociety.org/


WALNUT GENEALOGY SOCIETY
P.O. Box 493
Walnut, Iowa
 51577-0493

Web site:
http://www.walnutiowa.org/


POTTAWATAMIE COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY and THE FRONTIER HERITAGE LIBRARY

Frontier Heritage Library
622 Fourth Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Phone: (712) 325-9368

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iapcgs/


POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY NEWSPAPER
The Daily Nonpareil
117 Pearl Street 
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 328-1811


Web site: www.nonpareilonline.com



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