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Dubuque County Courthouse:

Dubuque County Recorder
720 Central Avenue
Dubuque, IA 520001 Phone: 563-589-4434

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm  (closed holidays)

    *Births, 1880-1921, October 1941-present

    *Deaths, 1880-1904, 1907-1916, 1942-present

    *Marriages, 1839-present

    *Land, 1834-present

    *Probate, 1833-present

    *Court, 1834-present

    *Naturalization, 1833-1906


Vital records cost $15 for certified copies, $2 for plain copies.  All other copies cost $1 per copy.

Dubuque Courthouse.

Courtesy Tracy O'Meara

Iowa Department of Public Health:

Bureau of Health Statistics
Lucas State Office Building, 1st Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515-281-7689

Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 4:45 pm (closed holidays)

    *Births, 1 July 1880-present

    *Deaths, 1 July 1880-present

    *Marriages, 1 July 1880-present

Dubuque County Key City Genealogical Society Library:  

The Dubuque County Key City Genealogical Society Library is no longer operating despite what their website says.  Their collections were donated to the Dubuque Family History Center - See below.

Dubuque Family History Center:

685 Fremont Ave.
Dubuque, IA
Phone: (563)583-6851
Hours: Tue 9am-12pm & 6pm-8:30pm; Wed 6pm-8:30pm; Sat 9am-12pm


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