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Howard County Iowa


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Cities and Towns

Lime Springs
Florenceville (unincorporated)

Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

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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State Bird and Flower

Cemeteries Census Data
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Marriages Military Data
News Articles Obituaries / Deaths

Website updates:

10 Apr 2016:
News Articles: Koudelka; Kovarik; Lukes
Marriages: Fencl ~ Huber; Klimesh ~ Kalishek
19 Feb 2016:
Census: 2000 Census Demographics

Past Updates

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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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