Shelby County Ancestry Search

Find Shelby County IA cemeteries, clerks, courts, historical societies, libraries, marriage license offices and town and city halls for free public records.


Shelby County Cemeteries may provide you with access to free public records related to funerals, burials, graveyards, gravesites, tombstone and headstone locations. Cemetery records provide Shelby County vital records useful for discovering family history.

Avoca Lee Cemetery Avoca IA 422 Oak Road 51521 712-343-2544

Harlan Cemetery Harlan IA 407 Court Street 51537 712-235-8888


Shelby County Clerks may provide you with access to free public records related to marriage licenses, divorce filings, criminal, jail and arrest records. Shelby County genealogy records such as marriage licenses and certificates are useful for Iowa family research.

Earling City Clerk Office Earling IA 117 Main Street 51530 712-747-2181

Elk Horn City Clerk Elk Horn IA 2027 Washington Street 51531 712-764-5514

Shelby County Clerk of Court Harlan IA 612 Court Street 51537 712-755-5543


Shelby County Courts may provide you with access to free public records related to legal proceedings, cases, filings, documents, and appeals. Shelby County court records provide public records useful to family researchers.

Harlan District Court Harlan IA 612 Court Street 51537 712-755-5543


Shelby County Libraries may provide you with access to free public records databases with information related to vital, genealogy, historical, and property records. These Shelby County public records are useful for genealogy research.

Harlan Community Library Harlan IA 718 Court Street 51537 712-755-5934


Shelby County Marriage License Offices may provide you with free public records related to marriage licenses, wedding licenses, certificates and proof of marriage. Vital records from Shelby County Marriage License Offices provide important data for family tree research.

Shelby County Marriage License Harlan IA 1313 Industrial Parkway 51537 712-755-5640


Shelby County Town and City Halls may provide you with free public records related to vital records, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, as well as property ownership records. Public records provided by Shelby County Town and City Halls for family genealogy research.

Defiance City Hall Defiance IA 206 Main Avenue 51527 712-748-3431

Elk Horn Town Hall Elk Horn IA 4212 Main Street 51531 712-764-5512

Harlan City Hall Harlan IA 711 Durant Street 51537 712-755-5137

Irwin Town Hall Irwin IA 504 Ann Street 51446 712-782-3333

Shelby City Hall Shelby IA 419 East Street 51570 712-544-2404