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Clayton County Iowa

 


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Cities and Towns

Clayton -- Edgewood -- Elkader -- Farmersburg -- Garber
Garnavillo -- Guttenberg -- Littleport -- Luana
Marquette -- McGregor -- Millville -- Monona
North Buena Vista -- Osterdock -- St. Olaf
Strawberry Point -- Volga
Extinct Town:
Elkport
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices
 


County Information

It was established in 1837 and was named in honor of John M. Clayton, United States Senator from Delaware and later Secretary of State under President Zachary Taylor.

The county seat is Elkader.

 

 
ONLINE DATA

Births Biographies

State Bird and Flower

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

Website updates:

07 Dec 2014:
Births
04 Dec 2014:
Historical Info: Government - 1865 County Officers
Historical Info: People - 1865 Practicing Attorneys

Past Updates

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Surrounding Counties
Allamakee County (north)
Crawford County, Wis (northeast), across the Mississippi River
Grant County, Wis (east), across the Mississippi River
Buchanan County (southwest)
Delaware County (south)
Dubuque County (southeast)
Fayette County (west)
Winneshiek County (northwest)

 

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