History and Genealogy of Decatur County, Iowa

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County Named After: Commodore Stephen Decatur, naval hero in the War of 1812.

County Information

County Organized: 1846
County Seat: Leon
Square Miles: 532

County Courthouse
207 North Main
County Courthouse
Leon, IA 50144-0000
Phone: (641) 446-4382



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Website Updates:

25 June 2017:
People: Who's Who - Fred A. Bowman; Frank A. Garber
09 Mar 2017:
Military Data: World War I - World War I Letters - From Pvt. Charles A. Biddison; Wm. R. Campbell; Dave McHarness
01 Mar 2017:
Historical Info: Government 1882 County Officers

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Surrounding Counties
Clarke County (north)
Wayne County (east)
Mercer County, Missouri (southeast)
Harrison County, Missouri (southwest)
Ringgold County (west)


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