Sunrise over Storm Lake , Iowa

Buena Vista County

History and Genealogy

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Cities and Towns
Albert City -- Alta -- Lakeside -- Linn Grove
Marathon -- Newell -- Rembrandt
Sioux Rapids -- Storm Lake -- Truesdale
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

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County Information
County Seat: Storm Lake
Year Organized: 1851
Square Miles: 575

Named for the Battle of Buena Vista
in the Mexican War

Courthouse:
P.O. Box 220
County Courthouse
Storm Lake, IA 50588-0220
Phone: (712)749-2542

 

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18 June 2014: Military - World War I - WWI Iowa Mothers Pilgrimage 1930

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Surrounding Counties
Clay County (north)
Pocahontas County (east)
Sac County (south)
Cherokee County (west)

 


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Thanks to Carole Martin for the picture of Storm Lake

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