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Story County Hamilton County Hardin County Marshall County Jasper County Polk County Boone County City of Nevada City of Ames Milford Twp School City of Story City City of Roland City of McCallsburg City of Zearing City of Colo City of Slater City of Cambridge City of Huxley City of Collins City of Maxwell
Map courtesy of Iowa PROfiles

Story County in located in the very center of Iowa. It is bordered on the north by Hamilton and Hardin Counties, on the west by Boone County, on the south by Polk and Jasper and on the east by Marshall County. You may click on the town to reach the town web sites for those having them.

Transcription Volunteers Needed
Source materials will be provided. Opportunities include transcribing census images into spreadsheets, proofing transcriptions, Story County obituary postings, and more. If you think you can help, please email Mark Christian. Thank you!

24 Mar 2017: Added Grant Twp to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
05 Mar 2017: Added Franklin Twp including Gilbert town to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
25 Feb 2017: Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
25 Dec 2016: Added Collins School Biographical History Part 3. Thank you John Duesbury!

10 Dec 2016: Added Collins School Biographical History Part 2. Thank you John Duesbury!
25 Nov 2016: Added Collins School Biographical History Part 1. Thank you John Duesbury!
20 Nov 2016: Started 1910 Census with Collins Twp including Collins town. Thank you Nancy Baker!
(Click here for complete update history.)
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Click Here to Search for Surnames in Story Co. Pages and Databases
(You can also search the individual databases below. Now includes surnames in the obituary board!)

Over 380,600 Searchable Database Records!

Check Out the Nevada Community Historical Society's Family Tree Project Now Including 64,7978 people in 26,167 family group sheets!

1854 Census

1856 Census

1860 Census

1870 Census
1880 Census
(Including Image Links)

1880 Mortality

1883 Pensioners

1885 Census

1887 History
of Story Co by Allen.

1890 Story Co.
History with Biographies
1895 Census

1897/8 County

Updated! (Oct 15)
1900 Census
(Including Image Links)

Ames Added. Now Complete!

1902 Atlas
Land Owners

Updated! (Oct 27)
1905 Census

Ames Added. Now Complete!

Updated! (Mar 24)
1910 Census
Grant Twp Added!

1911 Story Co
History V2 by Payne

1925 Census





Civil War

Updated! (Dec 25)
Collins School
Chronological Biography

Part 3 Added!

Colo 1924

Colo 1926
Phone Directory

Colo 1956
Phone Directory

Death Certificate
Index (Partial)
Death Register
Vol 1 (Partial)




Federal Land Patents

Gravestone Photo Project!
(Story Co Index)

Grave Marker Inscription Index

ISU Alumni
as of 1914


Lookups with
Surname Index

Mailing List

McCallsburg Pupils & Faculty

Milford Township
and Proud of It
Great Twp History!
Updated! (Feb 25)
NCHS Family Tree Project
64,797 People
Nevada 1948
Phone Directory
Nevada ME Church
Early Marriages
Index Updated!
Obituary Board
(Apr 02)


Probate Index Query

Social Security Death Index Records
(Through 2010)

American War

Story City Jubilee 1931
Story Co IGS

Surname Index

Towns and Post Offices

& Other Maps

Will Book Index

W.P.A. Tombstone

WWII Army Dead & MIA

Zearing 1953
Phone Directory

Zearing 1956

Direct Links to Story County Boards (see also above grid)
Story County Query Board Story County Obiturary Board Story County Biography Board Story County Document Board
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