Resource List

Genealogy for Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. Click here for the HOME page.

This information is subject to change without notice !
To obtain a Birth Certificate Death Certificate or a copy of a Marriage License, please write to the address below, with the following information: Mother's name and maiden name, Father's name, DOB, that you are seeking this for your records. A good clear signature. Day time phone number. You will need $15.00 payable by  Certified Check or Money order and SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope). The address is:
Woodbury County 
Vital Records Dept. Room 106
620 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101-1248
(712) 279-6626
Woodbury County Government Home Page

This information is subject to change without notice !
Birth, Marriage death records began in 1880. There is a Marriage index that started in 1878 and is on microfilm. Records between 1921-1941 are incomplete (as per a record message from the Woodbury County Vital Records dept. 5/4/00) you may have to contact the Iowa State Vital Records Dept in Des Monies Iowa.
Iowa Department of Public Health
Bureau of Vital Records
Lucas State Office Building First Floor
321 East 12th St.
Des Monies, IA 50319-0075
(515) 281-4944
State of Iowa Government Home Page

Woodbury County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 624
Sioux City, IA 51102

Sioux City (Main) Public Library 

529 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Phone 712-255-2933

Sioux City Public Museum
Museum Archive and Research Center

Woodbury County Library  
825 Main Street
Moville, IA 51039
(712) 873-3322

Correctionville Public Library  
532 Driftwood Street
Correctionville, IA 51016
(712) 342-4203

Sioux City Government Home Page
City Hall 405 6th Street.
P.O. Box 447
Sioux City, Iowa 51102
(712) 279-6102 [voice]
(712) 279-6105 [fax]

State Library of Iowa
1112 East Grand
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone 515-281-4105

State Historical Society of Iowa Library and Archives
600 East Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319-0290
 Phone 515-281-5111

 Iowa Genealogical Society and Library
628 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1924 | 515-276-0287 | FAX: 515-727-1824 |


State Historical Society of Iowa - Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
East 12th Street & Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319

Family History Center
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1201 West Clifton Ave.
Sioux City, IA
Phone 712-255-9686

Catholic Church History and Catholic Ancestors of Iowa

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