History and Genealogy of Clayton County Iowa

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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.

 

 
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Website updates:

07 Nov 2017:
News Articles: E. W. Mahoney
24 June 2017:
People: Who's Who - Wm. Becker; August H. Borman; A. Roy Coumbs
10 May 2017:
News Articles: Hon. Timothy Davis
27 Feb 2017:
Historical Info: Government 1882 County Officers

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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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