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Fayette County Iowa

 


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Cities and Towns

 towns in fayette county

Arlington -- Clermont -- Elgin -- Fayette -- Fairbank
Hawkeye -- Maynard -- Oelwein -- Randalia -- St. Lucas
Stanley -- Wadena -- Waucoma -- West Union -- Westgate
Donnan (Unincorporated)
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices


County Information

Organized in 1837 from Clayton County. It was named after Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette, a French general and politician, who came to America in 1777 in order to fight in the Revolutionary War, and who was named Major General of the Continental Army.

The county seat is West Union

 

 
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Website updates:

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

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Surrounding Counties
Allamakee County (northeast)
Black Hawk County (southwest)
Buchanan County (south)
Bremer County (west)
Chickasaw County (northwest)
Clayton County (east)
Delaware County (southeast)
Winneshiek County (north)

 

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