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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 Gilbert City of Huxley City of Collins City of Maxwell City of Kelley
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!

28 Mar 2021: Added Colo town and New Albany Township to the 1920 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker Sweeney, and Patsy Griffith!
13 Mar 2021: Added Milford Township, Nevada town and Nevada Township to the 1920 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker Sweeney, and Patsy Griffith!
08 Mar 2021: Added WWII Navy casualties to World War II Dead & MIA.
04 Jan 2021: Added Zearing town and Lincoln Township to the 1920 Census. Thank you Nancy Baker Sweeney, and Patsy Griffith!
31 Dec 2020: Added Story County 1871 Military Eligible lists.
(12 items added between 21 Nov 2020 and 26 Dec 2020 – Click Here to see all.)
26 Oct 2020: Added Story County Nevada ME Church Early Baptisms 1865–1880. Thank you Dorian Myhre!
26 Oct 2020: Added Story County Inventor Patents 1867–2019.
(Click here for a more detailed and complete update history.)
Researching Story County Norwegians? Check out Norwegian Heritage in Central Iowa
New! See the November 2020 The Central Iowa Norwegians Volume 3 Announcement! New!

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 504,200 Searchable Database Records!

Check Out the Nevada Community Historical Society's Family Tree Project Now Including 69,180 people in 27,775 family group sheets!

1854 Census

1856 Census

1860 Census

New! (Nov 21)
1862 Military Eligible

New! (Nov 23)
1863 Military Eligible

New! (Nov 30)
1864 Military Eligible

New! (Dec 03)
1867 Military Eligible

1870 Census
New! (Dec 31)
1871 Military Eligible

1880 Census
(Including Image Links)

1880 Mortality

1883 Pensioners

1885 Census

1887 History
of Story Co by Allen.

New! (Dec 07)
1890 Military Eligible

1890 Story Co.
History with Biographies

New! (Dec 19)
1894 Military Eligible

1895 Census

1897/8 County

1900 Census
(Including Image Links)

1902 Atlas
Land Owners

1905 Census

1910 Census

1911 Story Co
History V2 by Payne

1914 Story Co

New! (Mar 28)
1920 Census
Added New Albany Twp
1925 Census


Ames 1915 Phone Directory



Birth Certificate


Civil War

Colo 1924

Colo 1926
Phone Directory

Colo 1940
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
New! (Oct 26)
Inventor Patents

ISC (ISU) Alumni
as of 1914


ISC (ISU) Directory
October 1915

Lookups with
Surname Index
McCallsburg Pupils & Faculty Marriages

Milford Township
and Proud of It
Great Twp History!
Nevada 1948
Phone Directory
NCHS Family Tree Project
New! (Oct 26)
Nevada ME Church
Early Baptisms
Nevada ME Church
Early Marriages
Index Updated!
Obituary Board
(Jul 17)

Probate Index Query

Roland Centennial History

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

New! (Mar 08)
Added Navy Dead & MIA

Zearing 1953
Phone Directory

Zearing 1956

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