History and Genealogy of Howard County Iowa

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County Information

Howard County was founded in 1851, organized from Chickasaw and Floyd counties.
It was named after General Tilghman Ashurst Howard, a Representative of Indiana.
The county seat is Cresco.



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Website updates:

13 Sept 2017:
Obituaries/Deaths: Patrick Woods
12 Mar 2017:
Historical Info: Government 1882 County Officers

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Surrounding Counties
Mower County, Minnesota (northwest)
Fillmore County, Minnesota (north)
Winneshiek County (east)
Chickasaw County (south)
Mitchell County (west)
Floyd County (southwest)


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