Story County People Search

Search for Story County IA people. A people search can help you locate people, find family members, check criminal history, criminal records, perform genealogical research, find birth records, death records, proof of identity, divorce records, marriage records, historical records, locate ancestors, property ownership records, and more.


Clerk Offices maintain important documents for their jurisdiction, usually at the county or local level. These records include a number of important sources for locating people and gaining information about a subject. Vital records, for example, provide information on a person's birth, marriage, divorce, and death, as well as any children. Clerks may also keep records on taxes, property assessments, estates and wills, and even voter registration and election results. When performing a people search, a Clerk Office website is an important resource.

Ames Clerk Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5140

Story County Clerk Nevada IA 1315 South B Avenue 50201 515-382-7410

Zearing City Clerk Zearing IA 105 West Main Street 50278 641-487-7477


Assessors determine the value of taxable property within their jurisdiction, often at the county or local level, in order to assess property taxes owed by the property's owners. As part of this responsibility, the Assessor Office maintains a range of documents on individuals, such as records of the property they own, the property taxes they owe, and any history of foreclosures, tax liens, or violations. These records can be useful for understanding a person's property ownership history, and they can typically be accessed on the Assessor Office website.

Ames Assessor Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5370

Story County Assessor's Office Nevada IA 900 6th Street 50201 515-382-7320


Historical Societies preserve documents that have historic value. They may be organized around a certain area, a particular group of people, or a particular historical event. Historical Societies may keep a range of documents on individuals, including vital records, letters, photographs, and other historical documents. These records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when performing genealogical research. Historical Societies may provide online access to some of their records.

Ames Iowa Historical Society Ames IA 416 Douglas Avenue 50010 515-232-2148

Community Historical Society Maxwell IA 105 Main Street 50161 515-382-4085

Nevada Nevada Historical Society Nevada IA 1204 H Avenue 50201 515-382-6684

Story City Historical Society Story IA 619 Grand Avenue 50248 515-460-1749


Police Departments are law enforcement agencies charged with maintaining order in society. They also keep several records on individuals who have interacted with the police, including criminal records such as arrests, warrants, convictions, and incarcerations. These records provide information that can be important when performing a people search, particularly as part of a criminal background check. Police Department records list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate a person who has moved frequently. Police Departments may provide online access to their records.

Ames Police Department Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5133

Huxley Police Huxley IA 515 North Main Avenue 50124 515-597-2002

Nevada Police Department Nevada IA 1209 6th Street 50201 515-382-4593

Story City Police Department Story IA 508 Broad Street 50248 515-733-2646


Social Security Offices are local branches of the federal Social Security Administration. These offices issue Social Security cards, estimate retirement benefit payments, help people determine their eligibility for benefits, and process applications for retirement benefits and SSI benefits. These records contain important information for conducting a people search, including details on an individual's work history, their government benefits, and survivor benefits. Social Security Offices may provide online access to some of their records.

Ames Social Security Office Ames IA 2615 University Boulevard 50010 866-899-1928


Courts act to resolve legal disputes as part of their judicial function. They also maintain a number of records on individuals, including criminal records such as any arrests, trials, convictions, and court sentences. These can range from serious criminal felonies to traffic court violations. Court records provide a range of information that can be important for performing a people search, such as civil cases like divorce and adoption, as well as a person's criminal history, which can be important for a background check. Courts operate at the federal, state, and local level, and they may provide access to their records online.

Ames Traffic Court Ames IA 515 Clark Avenue 50010 515-239-5140

Nevada District Court Nevada IA 1315 South B Avenue 50201 515-382-7410


Archives preserve documents that are historically significant. These records can include a number of documents that can be useful when performing a people search, including birth certificates, death certificates, financial records, photographs, historical maps, and sometimes even letters or other personal documents. These records can be useful when performing a people search as part of genealogical research, as some Archives keep documents that date back to before the founding of the United States. Archives may provide online access to their records.

Ames Tyler Karen Records Archive Ames IA Elwood Drive 50011 515-294-4656


Marriage License Offices issue marriage certificates and maintain records on marriage for a county or local government. These documents include information on the couple's marriage, such as names, dates of birth, names of parents, and the date and location of the wedding. Marriage records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when searching for people who may have changed their names, and they are also useful for genealogical research. Marriage License Offices may provide online access to their marriage licenses as well as marriage license applications.

Story County Marriage License Nevada IA 900 6th Street 50201 515-382-7230


Sheriff Departments are law enforcement agencies responsible for maintaining order, typically for a county or local jurisdiction. They also keep multiple records on individuals who have a criminal history, including arrest records, warrants, criminal and civil convictions, and incarcerations. These records provide important information for a people search, particularly when performing a criminal background check. The records at the Sheriff Department list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate someone who moves frequently. Sheriff Departments may provide online access to their records.

Story County Sheriff's Office Nevada IA 1315 South B Avenue 50201 515-382-6566