Iowa Archives, Libraries and Societies

Iowa Archives, Libraries and Societies

Find contact information for archives, libraries and other genealogical organizations in Iowa.

Adair County Anquestors Genealogy Society
c/o Greenfield Public Library, Box 328, Greenfield, IA 50849
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iaaags

Adams County Genealogical Society
Box 177, Prescott, IA 50859

Allamakee County Historical Society
121 Allamakee St., Box 95, Waukon, IA 52172
(563) 568-2954
http://www.allamakeehistory.org

American/Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society
121 W. Bryant St., Walcott, IA 52773
http://www.ashhs.org/index.html

Ankeny Genealogical Society
Box 136, Ankeny, IA 50021

Appanoose County Genealogical Society
1601 S. Sixteenth St., Centerville, IA 52544

Audubon County Genealogical Society
505 Brayton St., Audubon, IA 50025
http://www.auduboncounty.net/acgs

Benton County Genealogical Society
1808 Ninth Ave., Belle Plaine, IA 52208
http://iagenweb.org/benton/bcgs

Benton County Historical Society
Box 22, Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 477-6370
http://iagenweb.org/benton/bchs/bchs.htm

Boone County Genealogical Society
Box 453, Boone, IA 50036
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabcgs

Boone County Historical Center
602 Story St., Boone, IA 50036
(515) 432-1907
http://www.boonecountyhistory.org

Botna Valley Genealogical Society
Box 633, Oakland, IA 51560

Bremer County Genealogical Society
426 Washington St., Denver, IA 50622,
http://iagenweb.org/bremer

Buchanan County Genealogical Society
103 Fourth Ave SE, Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-9333
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iabcgs2

Buena Vista County Genealogical Society and Library
221 W. Railroad, Storm Lake, IA 50588,
(712) 732-7111
http://www.stormlake-ia.com/bvchs/gen1.htm

Buena Vista County Historical Society
214 W. Fifth St., Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 732-4955
http://www.stormlake-ia.com/bvchs

Burlington Public Library
210 N. Court St., Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 753-1647
http://www.burlington.lib.ia.us

Butler County Genealogy Society
Box 731, Allison, IA 50602
http://iagenweb.org/butler/BCGS.htm

Carroll County Genealogical Society
Box 21, Carroll, IA 51401
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iacarrol/ccgs.htm

Cass County Genealogical Society
c/o Atlantic Carnegie Public Library, 507 Poplar St., Atlantic, IA 50022
(712) 243-5466
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iacassgs/cassgen1.html

Cedar County Genealogical Society
Box 52, Tipton, IA 52772
http://iagenweb.org/cedar/ccgs

Central Community Historical Society
628 Sixth Ave., DeWitt, IA 52742
(563) 659-3686
http://iagenweb.org/clinton/resources/central.htm

Central Iowa Genealogical Society
Box 945, Marshalltown, IA 50158
http://www.manorweb.com/cigs/cigs.html

Chadwick Library, Iowa Wesleyan College
107 W. Broad St., Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
http://chadwick.iwc.edu

Charter-Pierce Memorial Internet Genealogical Society and Library
3221 Villa Vista Dr., Des Moines, IA 50316
(515) 266-5326
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iapcmigs/cpmigsl.htm

Cherokee County Historical Society
Box 247, Cleghorn, IA 51014
(712) 436-2624

Chickasaw County Genealogical Society
Box 434, New Hampton, IA 50659
http://www.chickasawcoia-geniesoc.org/CK_CCGS.htm

Clarke County Genealogical Society
c/o Osceola Public Library, 300 S. Fillmore, Osceola, IA 50213
http://iagenweb.org/clarke/ccgs.html

Clayton County Genealogical Society
Box 846, Elkader, IA 52043
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iaccgs

Clinton County Genealogical Chapter
Box 2062, Clinton, IA 52732

Crawford County Genealogical Society
2704 Hwy. 59, Denison, IA 51442
http://iagenweb.org/crawford/xcrgsoc.html

Cresco Public Library
320 N. Elm St., Cresco, IA 52136
(563) 547-2540
http://www.cresco.lib.ia.us

Dallas County Genealogical Society
Box 264, Dallas Center, IA 50063

Danish Immigrant Archives
Grand View College, Third Floor West, Old Main, 1200 Grandview Ave., Des Moines, IA 50316
http://www.gvc.edu/aspx/audience/audience.aspx?pageid=420

Danish Immigrant Museum
2212 Washington St., Elk Horn, IA 51531
(712) 764-7001
http://www.dkmuseum.org

Decorah Genealogy Association
202 Winnebago (Lower Level), Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-8559
http://www.harveyshobbyhut.com/genealogy

Delaware County Genealogical Society
304 N. Franklin, Manchester, IA 52057
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iadelawa/gensociety.htm

Des Moines County Genealogical Society
Box 493, Burlington, IA 52601

Donnellson Public Library
500 Park, Box 290, Donnellson IA 52625
(319) 835-5545
http://www.donnellson.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County-Key City Genealogical Society
Box 13, Dubuque, IA 52004
(563) 663-5303
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iadckcgs

Dyersville Area Historical Society
120 Third St. SW, Dyersville, IA 52040
(563) 875-2504

Elliott Public Library
401 Main St., Elliott, IA 51532
(712) 767-2355

Emmet County Genealogical Society
c/o Estherville Public Library, 613 Central Ave., Estherville, IA 51334

Emmetsburg Public Library
707 N. Superior, Emmetsburg, IA 50536
(712) 852-4009
http://www.emmetsburg.lib.ia.us

Ericson Public Library
702 Greene St, Boone, IA 50036
(515) 432-3727
http://www.boone.lib.ia.us

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Wartburg Theological Seminary
333 Wartburg Pl., Box 5004, Dubuque, IA 52004
(563) 589-0200
http://www.wartburgseminary.edu

Fairfield Public Library
104 W. Adams, Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-6551
http://www.fairfield.lib.ia.us

Fayette County Helpers Club and Historical Society
100 N. Walnut, West Union, IA 52175
(563) 422-5797
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iafayett/iafirst6.htm

Franklin County Genealogical Society
c/o Hampton Public Library, 4 Federal St., Hampton, IA 50441

Fremont County Historical Society
801 Indiana St., Sidney, IA 51652
(712) 374-3248

Gateway Genealogical Society
Box 2256, Clinton, IA 52733
http://clintongatewaygensoc.homestead.com

German American Heritage Center
712 W. Second St., Davenport, IA 52802
(563) 322-8844
http://gahc.org

Gibson Memorial Library
200 W. Howard St., Creston, IA 50801,
(641) 782-2277
http://www.creston.lib.ia.us

Glenwood Public Library
109 N. Vine St., Glenwood, IA 51534
(712) 527-5252
http://www.glenwood.lib.ia.us

Greater Sioux County Genealogical Society
102 S. Main Ave., Sioux Center, IA 51250
http://iagenweb.org/sioux/GSCGS/GSCGS.htm

Greene County Genealogical Society
Box 133, Jefferson, IA 50129

Grout Museum of History and Science
503 South St., Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 234-6357
http://www.groutmuseumdistrict.org

Grundy County Genealogical Society
708 West St., Reinbeck, IA 50668

Guthrie County Genealogical Society
Box 96B, Jamaica, IA 50128
http://www.panora.org/museum/index_files/genealogical_society.htm

Hamilton Heritage Hunters Genealogical Society
943 First St., Webster City, IA 50595
http://iagenweb.org/hamilton/HHH.htm

Hampton Public Library
4 Federal S., Hampton, IA 50441
(641) 456-4451
http://www.hampton.lib.ia.us

Harrison County Genealogical Society
http://iagenweb.org/harrison/hcgs

Howard-Winneshiek Genealogy Society
Box 362, Cresco, IA 52136

Humboldt County Genealogical Society
30 Sixth St. N., Humboldt, IA 50548

Ida County Genealogical Society
1111 S. Main St., Ida Grove, IA 51445

Iowa City Genealogical Society
Box 822, Iowa City, IA 52244
http://iagenweb.org/johnson/ICGSmemberData.htm

Iowa County Historical Society
c/o Pioneer Heritage Museum, Box 288, Marengo, IA 52301
(319) 642-7018

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics
Lucas State Office Building, 321 E. Twelfth St., Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-4944
http://www.idph.state.ia.us/apl/health_statistics.asp

Iowa Genealogical Society
628 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 276-0287
http://www.iowagenealogy.org

Iowa Lakes Genealogical Society
c/o Spencer Public Library, 21 E. Third St., Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 580-7290
http://spencerlibrary.com/genealogy.htm

Jackson County Genealogical Chapter
Box 1065, Maquoketa, IA 52060
(563) 652-5020
http://iagenweb.org/jackson/JCGenie.html

Jasper County Genealogical Society
113 W. Second St., Newton, IA 50208
http://iagenweb.org/jasper/jcgs

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
2791 240th St., Fairfield, IA 52556
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iajeffer/JCGS.htm

Johnson County Historical Society
860 Quarry Rd., Box 5081, Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 351-5738
http://www.jchsiowa.org

Jones County Genealogical Society
Box 174, Anamosa, IA 52205
http://iowajones.org/research/resources.htm#jcgs

KeoMah Genealogical Society
209 A Ave. E., Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(641) 673-9373
http://www.keo-mah.com

Keosauqua Public Library
First and Van Buren, Keosauqua, IA 52565
(319) 293-3766
http://www.keopublib.com

Lee County Genealogical Society
Box 303, Keokuk, IA 52632
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ialeecgs

Le Mars Public Library
46 First St. SW, Le Mars, IA 51031
(712) 546-5004
http://www.lemars.lib.ia.us

Linn County Genealogical Society
Box 175, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
(319) 369-0022
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ia/county/linn/gen_soc.htm

Louisa County Genealogical Society
Box 202, Wapello, IA 52653
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ialcgs

Lucas County Genealogical Society
c/o Chariton Public Library, 803 Braden Ave., Chariton, IA 50049
(641) 774-5514
http://lucascountygenealogy.blogspot.com

Madison County Genealogical Society
Box 26, Winterset, IA 50273
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iamadcgs

Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace
709 Carroll St., Boone, IA 50036
(515) 432-1907
http://www.mamiesbirthplace.homestead.com

Marion County Genealogical Society
Box 385, Knoxville, IA 50138
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iamcgs/index.html

Marshalltown Public Library
105 W. Boone St., Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-5738
http://www.marshalltownlibrary.org

Mason City Public Library
225 Second St. SE, Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 421-3668
http://www.mcpl.org

Mid-America Genealogical Society
Box 316, Davenport, IA 52801

Monona County Genealogical Society
Box 16, Onawa, IA 51040

Monroe County Genealogical Society
c/o Albia Public Library, 203 Benton Ave. E., Albia, IA 52531
http://www.iamonroe.org/monroeco.htm

Montgomery County Genealogical Society
705 Washington Ave., Red Oak, IA 51566

Muscatine County Genealogical Society
323 Main St., Muscatine, IA 52761

National Archives, Central Plains Region
400 W. Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 268-8000
http://www.archives.gov/central-plains/kansas-city

Nishnabotna Genealogical Society
847 Rd. M56, Harlan, IA 51537
http://iagenweb.org/shelby/scgs.htm

North Central Iowa Genealogy Society
Box 237, Mason City, IA 50402
http://ncigs.org

Northeast Iowa Genealogical Society
Box 2274, Waterloo, IA 50704
(515) 276-0287
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iablackh/neigsbooklist.html

Northwest Iowa Genealogical Society
46 First St. SW, LeMars, IA 51031
http://genealogynwia.homestead.com/gen.html

Oelwein Area Genealogical Society
Box 389, Oelwein, IA 50662
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iaoags

Oelwein Area Historical Society Museum
Box 445, Oelwein, IA 50662
(319) 283-4203
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iaoahs

Old Fort Genealogical Society
Box 1, Fort Madison, IA 52627
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~oldfort

Oskaloosa Public Library
301 S. Market St., Oskaloosa, IA 52577
641) 673-0441
http://www.oskaloosalibrary.org

Ostfriesen Heritage Society
905 East Ave., Grundy Center, IA 50638
(319) 824-6321
http://iagenweb.org/grundy/ostfriesian_heritage_society.htm

Page County Genealogical Society
RR 2, Box 236, Shenandoah, IA 51610

Palo Alto County Genealogical Society
c/o Emmetsburg Public Library, 707 N. Superior St., Emmetsburg, IA 50536
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iapaloal

Pocahontas County Genealogical Society
14 Second Ave. NW, Pocahontas, IA 50574

Pottawattamie County Genealogical Society
Box 394, Council Bluffs, IA 51502
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iapottaw/PCGS.htm

Poweshiek County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 280, Montezuma, IA 50171
(641) 623-3322
http://showcase.netins.net/web/powshk

Sac County Genealogical Society
Box 54, Sac City, IA 50583
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iasac/gensociety/gensoc.htm

Scott County Genealogical Society
Box 3132, Davenport, IA 52808
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iascott/scigs.htm

Sioux City Public Library
529 Pierce St., Sioux City, IA 51101
(712) 255-2933
http://www.siouxcitylibrary.org

Spencer Public Library
21 E. Third St., Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 580-7290
http://spencerlibrary.com/libinfo.htm

State Historical Society of Iowa
600 E. Locust, Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-5111
http://www.iowahistory.org

Story County Genealogical Society
Box 692, Ames, IA 50010
http://sites.google.com/site/storygenealogy

Tama County Tracers Genealogical Society
200 N. Broadway, Toledo, IA 52342

Taylor County Genealogical Society
Box 8, Gravity, IA 50848
http://iagenweb.org/taylor/genhist/tci130.htm

Union County Genealogical Society
200 W. Howard, Creston, IA 50801
http://iagenweb.org/union/ucgs/genpage.html

Urbandale Public Library
3520 86th St., Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 278-3945
http://www.urbandalelibrary.org

Van Buren County Genealogical Society
Box 160, Keosauqua, IA 52565
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iavbcgs/app.htm

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
Box 379, Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-9681
http://www.vesterheim.org

Wapello County Genealogical Society
Box 163, Ottumwa, IA 52501
http://wapellocountygs.org

Warren County Genealogical Society
Box 151, Indianola, IA 50125

Wayne County Genealogical Society
c/o LeCompte Memorial Library, 110 S. Franklin St., Corydon, IA 50060
(515) 872-1621
http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rkross/wayne_gen_society.html

Webster County Genealogical Society
Box 1584, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
http://iagenweb.org/webster/webgenso.htm

Woodbury County Genealogical Society
Box 624, Sioux City, IA 51102
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~iawoodbu/WCGS.htm

Wright County Genealogical Searchers
Box 225, Clarion, IA 50525
http://iagenweb.org/wright/WrightCountyGenealogicalSearchers.htm


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