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Buchanan County Iowa


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Cities and Towns

Aurora -- Brandon -- Fairbank --
Independence -- Jesup -- Lamont -- Quasqueton
Rowley -- Winthrop
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

Buchanan County is divided into sixteen townships:Buffalo -- Byron -- Cono -- Fairbank -- Fremont -- Hazleton
Homer -- Jefferson -- Liberty -- Madison -- Middlefield
Newton -- Perry -- Sumner -- Washington -- Westburg

County Information
It was created in 1837 and was named in honor of Senator James Buchanan, who became the 15th President of the United States. The county seat is Independence



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Cemeteries Census Data
Geographical Features Historical Info
Marriages Military Data
News Articles Obituaries/Deaths

Website updates:

16 Mar 2015:
Obit: Z. S. Stout
27 Jan 2015:
Obit: Warren Parker

Past Updates

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Surrounding Counties
Clayton County (northeast)
Fayette County (north)
Delaware County (east)
Linn County (southeast)
Benton County (southwest)
Black Hawk County (west)
Bremer County (northwest)


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