Henry County
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Website Updates:

06 Nov 2015:
Historical Info: Mount Pleasant Asylum - Insane Asylum
Obituaries, Deaths & Funeral Cards: John Mehlin
23 Oct 2015:
Obituaries, Deaths & Funeral Cards: Absolom Leeper
Historical Info: Centenarians - Rev. Absolam Leeper
News Articles: Mt. Pleasant News - July 6, 1900
19 Mar 2015:
Historical Info: 1851 Lawyers

Past Updates

County Information
One tradition says the county was named for Gen. James Dougherty Henry. Another says it was named for Gen. Henry Dodge.

County Seat: Mount Pleasant
Year Organized: 1836
Square Miles: 434

P.O. Box 149
County Courthouse
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641-0149
Phone: (319) 385-0759

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