Story County Iowa Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Story County Clerk Offices
Story County Clerk1315 South B AvenueNevadaIA50201515-382-7410
Ames Clerk515 Clark AvenueAmesIA50010515-239-5140
Zearing City Clerk105 West Main StreetZearingIA50278641-487-7477
Story County Town & City Halls
Story City City Hall504 Broad StreetStoryIA50248515-733-2121
Ames City Hall515 Clark AvenueAmesIA50010515-233-2670
Cambridge City Hall204 Water StreetCambridgeIA50046515-220-4541
Collins City Hall212 Main StreetCollinsIA50055641-385-2205
Colo City Hall209 MAIN StColoIA50056641-377-2238
Gilbert City Hall119 Main StreetGilbertIA50105515-233-2670
Huxley City Hall515 North Main AvenueHuxleyIA50124515-597-2571
Kelley City Hall1111 Grace StKelleyIA50134515-769-2213
Maxwell City Hall107 Main StreetMaxwellIA50161515-387-8655
McCallsburg City Hall525 Main StreetMcCallsburgIA50154515-434-2242
Nevada City Hall1209 6th StreetNevadaIA50201515-382-5466
Roland City Hall202 East Ash StreetRolandIA50236515-388-4861
Slater City Hall105 Greene StreetSlaterIA50244515-685-2531
Zearing Town Hall105 West Main StreetZearingIA50278641-487-7477
Story County Marriage License Office
Story County Marriage License900 6th StreetNevadaIA50201515-382-7230
Story County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Story County Divorce Certificates
Story County Recorder and Vital Records' Office Vital Records
Story County Recorder's Office Vital Records
Story Town Recorder and Vital Record's Office Marriage Applications
Married Couples16,169 (43.6%)
Unmarried Couples2,374 (2.8%)
Never Married Men23,376 (54.4%)
Never Married Women17,289 (44.0%)
Separated Men242 (0.6%)
Separated Women223 (0.6%)
Widowed Men519 (1.2%)
Widowed Women2,092 (5.3%)
Divorced Men2,097 (4.9%)
Divorced Women2,800 (7.1%)

Marriage Records In Story County Iowa

Searching for marriage records in Iowa can be a fun and rewarding activity. When you need to do some research for your family history, or if you are searching for vital records on someone that you just met and became interested in, then this is the place to look. Iowa’s vital statistics office keeps a record of all marriages, divorce, birth and death records. Some of these records are available to the public, while others require a request for information.

It may seem easy enough but in reality it can be a very hectic task. The first step would be to determine the county that you want to search. Some counties have their own website, whereas others maintain separate websites for each county. Some counties even post their information on Facebook or their phone book. Once you have determined the county in which you wish to perform your search then it is time to begin your search. Each county in the state of Iowa has a different procedure for retrieving information.

Depending on the records office that you visit, the information that you will receive will differ. Some may only require a name and your last name. Others will require a complete contact and mailing address including the last name and maybe a phone number or email address. The type of information that you will receive will depend on the type of records that you request.

The cost for retrieving records in Iowa varies. There are many sites online that offer free searches however these records are generally old records. There is no guarantee that the information contained within them will be current. If you plan to pay a small fee for a record, then expect to receive the most current information. The fee that you pay will also help to defray the costs of maintaining the site and will allow you to keep the records online for a longer period of time.

Some of the county sites that offer marriage information also have a search bar that will allow you to narrow down the record search to certain information. You can then enter in specific information such as the names of the couple, the date of marriage, location, the name of the officiator or the witnesses. The more specific you make the search the quicker and easier it will be for you to retrieve the information you need. You may even be able to narrow it down to the exact date of your wedding. The details that you enter are completely anonymous and will remain secret.

You may be interested in conducting a free public record search in Iowa. You should try to locate the marriage records in Iowa that are available through the Iowa Vital Records site. This is one way of getting information but it is not the most efficient way. It does however provide some good information.