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Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Emmet County, Iowa.

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Emmet County was created by authority of the Iowa Legislature in 1851. There were finally enough settlers in the area to organize the county in 1859. The county was named for the Irish patriot Robert Emmet, who was hanged as a traitor to the British government at the age of 25.

Adjacent Counties


  • Armstrong
  • Dolliver
  • Estherville (County Seat)
  • Gruver
  • Ringstead
  • Wallingford

Other Townships & Communities: Armstrong Grove, Center, Denmark, Ellsworth, Emmet, Forsyth, Gridley, Halfa, High Lake, Hoprig, Huntington, Iowa Lake, Island Grove, Jack Creek, Lincoln, Maple Hill, Raleigh, Swan Lake and Twelve Mile Lake


Cemeteries of Iowa



IA Gen Web

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Genealogy Village

Emmet County Genealogical Society