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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!

11 Nov 2018: Added Kelley Town & Washington Twp (except Ames) to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
14 Oct 2018: Added Warren Twp with McCallsburg town to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
12 Oct 2018: Added Union Twp with Cambridge town to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
02 Sep 2018: Added Sherman Twp to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
31 Aug 2018: Added Richland Twp to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
19 Aug 2018: Added Palestine Twp with Huxley, Slater, Sheldahl & Kelley towns to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
02 Aug 2018: Added Colo Town and New Albany Twp to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!

22 Jul 2018: Added Nevada Town and Nevada Twp to the 1910 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker!
04 Jul 2018: Updated NCHS Family Tree Project. Thank you Doran Myhre!
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!)

To search all text, not just surnames, use the search box below.

Over 407,300 Searchable Database Records!

Check Out the Newly Updated Nevada Community Historical Society's Family Tree Project Now Including 66,278 people in 26,223 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

1900 Census
(Including Image Links)

1902 Atlas
Land Owners

1905 Census

Updated! (Nov 11)
1910 Census
Washington Twp (except Ames) Added!

1911 Story Co
History V2 by Payne

1925 Census





Civil War

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
McCallsburg Pupils & Faculty Marriages

Milford Township
and Proud of It
Great Twp History!
 Updated! (Jul 4)
NCHS Family Tree Project
66,278 People
Nevada 1948
Phone Directory
Nevada ME Church
Early Marriages
Index Updated!
Obituary Board
(Nov 10)


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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Member: Iowa Genealogical Society; Story County Genealogy Society; State Historical Society of Iowa

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