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Louisa County, Iowa

 


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Cities and Towns

Columbus City -- Columbus Junction -- Cotter -- Fredonia
Grandview -- Letts -- Morning Sun -- Oakville -- Wapello
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

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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

 

 
ONLINE DATA

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State Bird and Flower

Cemeteries Census Data
Churches Geographical Features
Historical Info Marriages
Military Data Newspapers
Obituaries/Deaths Schools

Website Updates:

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

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Surrounding Counties
Johnson County (northwest)
Muscatine County (north)
Rock Island County, Illinois (northeast), across the Mississippi River
Mercer County, Illinois (east), across the Mississippi River
Des Moines County (south)
Henry County (southwest)
Washington County (west)

 

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