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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa


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Cities and Towns

Clear Lake -- Dougherty -- Mason City -- Meservey
Plymouth -- Rock Falls -- Rockwell -- Swaledale
Thornton -- Ventura
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

220 North Washington
County Courthouse
Mason City, IA 50401-3254
Phone: (641) 421-3021

County Information
County Seat: Mason City
Year Organized: 1851
Square Miles: 575
Named after the Mexican War battlefield



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Website Updates:

10 May 2016:
Marriages & Anniversaries: Marriages - Frank R. Shannon or Robert R. McClellan
16 Feb 2016:
Census: 2000 Census Demographics

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