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Genealogy for Woodbury County, Iowa, USA. HOME page.




This information is subject to change without notice !

To obtain a Birth Certificate Death Certificate or a copy of a Marriage License, please write to the address below,  with the following information: Mother's name and maiden name, Father's name, DOB, that you are seeking this for your records. A good clear signature. Day time phone number. You will need $15.00 payable by  Certified Check or Money order  and SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope). The address is:


Woodbury County 

Vital Records Dept. Room 106

620 Douglas St.

Sioux City, IA 51101-1248

(712) 279-6626


Woodbury County Government Home Page


This information is subject to change without notice !

Birth, Marriage death records began in 1880.  There is a Marriage index that started in 1878 and is on microfilm. Records between 1921-1941 are incomplete (as per a record message from the Woodbury County Vital Records dept. 5/4/00) you may have to contact the Iowa State Vital Records Dept in Des Monies Iowa. Their address is:


Iowa Department of Public Health

Bureau of Vital Records

Lucas State Office Building First Floor

321 East 12th St.

Des Monies, IA 50319-0075

(515) 281-4944

State of Iowa Government Home Page




Woodbury County Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 624

Sioux City, IA 51102

Click on the name above to get more information



Sioux City (Main) Public Library
529 Pierce St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Phone 712-255-2933

Sioux City Public Museum
Museum Archive and Research Center

Woodbury County Library
825 Main Street
Moville, IA 51039
(712) 873-3322

Correctionville Public Library
532 Driftwood Street
Correctionville, IA 51016
(712) 342-4203



Sioux City Government Home Page

City Hall 405 6th Street.

P.O. Box 447

Sioux City, Iowa 51102

(712) 279-6102 [voice]

(712) 279-6105 [fax]



State Library of Iowa

1112 East Grand

Des Moines, IA 50319

Phone 515-281-4105



 State Historical Society of Iowa Library and Archives

600 East Locust

Des Moines, IA 50319-0290

 Phone 515-281-5111



 Iowa Genealogical Society and Library

628 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1924 | 515-276-0287 | FAX: 515-727-1824 | Email IGS


Iowa Historical & Genealogical Library

Iowa Department of History & Archives

East 12th Street & Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50319



Family History Center

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1201 West Clifton Ave.

Sioux City, IA

Phone 712-255-9686


Catholic Church History and Catholic Ancestors of  Iowa



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