Pocahontas County Iowa Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Pocahontas County Clerk Office
Pocahontas County Clerk99 Court SquarePocahontasIA50574712-335-4208
Pocahontas County Town & City Halls
Pocahontas City Hall23 West Elm AvenuePocahontasIA50574712-335-4841
Fonda City Hall104 2nd StreetFondaIA50540712-288-4466
Gilmore City City Hall304 South Gilmore StreetGilmoreIA50541515-373-6326
Havelock Town Hall858 Wood StreetHavelockIA50546712-776-2738
Laurens City Hall272 North 3rd StreetLaurensIA50554712-841-4526
Palmer City Hall316 Richart StPalmerIA50571712-359-2430
Plover Town Hall301 MainPloverIA50573712-857-3532
Rolfe City Hall319 Garfield StreetRolfeIA50581712-848-3124
Varina City Hall107 Main StVarinaIA50593712-288-6233
Pocahontas County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Pocahontas County Divorce Certificates & Decrees
Pocahontas County Recorder Website
Married Couples1,651 (51.7%)
Unmarried Couples247 (3.6%)
Never Married Men634 (22.7%)
Never Married Women423 (14.5%)
Separated Men20 (0.7%)
Separated Women85 (2.9%)
Widowed Men110 (3.9%)
Widowed Women385 (13.2%)
Divorced Men360 (12.9%)
Divorced Women294 (10.1%)

How to Search For Marriage Records in Pocahontas County Iowa

The Freedom of Information Act guarantees the right of every American citizen to view records of all federal, state, and local government agencies. By viewing records, one can find out about marriage, divorce, adoption, and even death. There are many reasons why you would want to search public records such as these. You may be getting married for the right reasons, but you may also need to verify this before jumping into a commitment with someone.

In order to search online for these files, you need an internet connection and a personal computer. First, you will need to visit the official website of the county in which the event took place. Once there, you will be able to access information such as the location of the marriage, the names of the parties involved, as well as the parents’ names. The more information you have on the person you are searching, the easier your search will be.

You can also perform a general online search using specific keywords. For example, if you are looking for information regarding a specific gender, name of a child, or the ages of the children involved in the marriage, you can search using those specific terms. Likewise, you can search using a particular city or town. This allows you to narrow down the search to a specific region. The Freedom of Information Act also allows for a search by any individual who is interested, as long as the individual is not a law enforcement officer.

Once you have all of the information you need regarding your search, you can then go to an online certificate center. Here, you will fill out a form that contains some basic information about you and the persons involved in the union. A certified public records search company will then process this information and get back to you in a short period of time. You will simply have to print out the results and present them to the person you’re searching for the information.

The downside of using this method is that you may not receive all of the information. There is not always a guarantee that all of the information contained in the records is accurate. Because of the volume of records available, it may take several days before you receive your reports. Therefore, it may be preferable to use a paid service in the first instance.

If you’re already familiar with these records, then you may not need another service at all. However, if you’re a new person to the area, or even a staying member of the community for years, then it’s wise to invest in a paid record lookup. After all, it’s your family and your business at stake. By paying a small fee, you can quickly and easily find out the information you need. It’s well worth it when your new friend asks you where you went to school today.