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Louisa County, Iowa

 


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County Information

Named for: One tradition says the county was named for Louisa Massey, who shot a man who killed her brother. Another says it was named for Louisa County, VA

County Organized: 1836
County Seat: Wapello
Square Miles: 402



County Courthouse

117 South Main Street
County Courthouse
Wapello, IA 52653-1547
Phone: (319) 523-3371

 

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23 July 2016:
Census: 1840 Census

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Muscatine County (north)
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