Genealogy Collection


Newspaper archive online
The Lyon County Reporter (1885-2022) and Rock Rapids Review (1883-1916) are now available online.  These newspapers can be searched by name or keyword or browsed by date.  No login needed.  Click here.

Books on Lyon County history for use in library.  Click here.

Federal census for Lyon County, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930
Iowa state census for Lyon County, 1885, 1895, 1915, 1925
Lyon County Reporter 1885-2021
Rock Rapids Review 1883-1916
Lyon County Leader, 1932-1944
Rock Rapids Journal 1871-1872
Doon Press, 1896-2011
Lyon County News (George) 1916-2010
Alvord Register 1979 & 1937
Larchwood Leader 1888-1932
Inwood Herald 1890-1974
West Lyon Herald 1976-1983
Inwood West Lyon Herald 1983-2010

Lyon County cemetery records
Card file of Lyon County cemeteries through 1996
Obituaries for Evergreen Lawn Cemetery, George, IA, 1897-2014
Obituaries for Pleasant View Cemetery, Little Rock, IA, 1900-2015