Cass County Genealogical Society

Atlantic Carnegie Public Library
507 Poplar Street
Atlantic, Iowa 50022-1241
Phone: 712-243-5466
Library Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Genealogy Room is open by volunteers.
Library policy requires a Genealogical Society volunteer be present when the room is open. Arrangements may to made to assure a volunteer is present by calling the Library at 712-243-5466.

The Cass County Genealogical Society was formed March 31,1975, and became a chapter of the Iowa State Genealogical Society on November 6, 1982. The purpose of the Society is to create and foster an interest in Genealogy; aid individuals in compiling family histories; preserve, improve, compile and help maintain genealogy and historical data, particularly of your ancestors and the early settlers of Southwestern Iowa.
The Cass County Genealogical Society is classified under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) as a tax exempt public charity.

The Genealogy Room is only open when a volunteer is present.
Library policy requires a Genealogical Society volunteer be present when the room is being used. Arrangements may to made to assure a volunteer is present by calling the Library at 712-243-5466 or emailing the Cass County Genealogical Society at: casscgs@yahoo.com.

Meetings are held the fourth Thursday of the month except October, November and December, at the Atlantic Public Library beginning at 1 p.m. The October meeting is a dinner out and the November meeting is the third Thursday of the month. There is no meeting in December.
Dues are $15.00 per year due in January.

On Going Projects of the Society:


Included Resources


County Map



Research Policy

Research within Cass County will be conducted by society members upon request. Please include a minimum donation of $10 for the first hour of research. You will also be expected to reimburse photo-copying charges, postage, and mileage if required. Limit each request letter to one surname or one husband-wife couple. Please include as much data as possible; names, dates, locations or a pedigree chart.
The Cass County Genealogical Society can be reached by e-mail at: casscgs@yahoo.com

Last updated 18 February 2010