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Madison County Iowa

 


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Cities and Towns

Bevington ~~ Earlham ~~ East Peru ~~ Macksburg
Patterson ~~ St. Charles ~~ Truro ~~ Winterset
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

Townships

Crawford ~~ Douglas ~~ Grand River ~~ Jackson
Jefferson ~~ Lee ~~ Lincoln ~~ Madison
Monroe ~~ Ohio ~~ Penn ~~ Scott
South ~~ Union ~~ Walnut ~~ Webster

Covered Bridges

Cedar Bridge
Hogback Bridge
Imes Bridge
Cutler-Donahoe Bridge
Holliwell Bridge
Roseman Bridge

County Information

Madison County is famous for being the county where John Wayne was born, and for a number of covered bridges. These bridges were featured in the book and movie, The Bridges of Madison County

The County seat is Winterset

John Wayne
Born Marion Robert Morrison
In Winterset, Iowa
May 26, 1907

 
ONLINE DATA

Births & Baptisms Biographies State Bird and Flower
Cemeteries Census Data
Churches Geographical Features
Historical Info Marriages
Military Data News Articles
Obituaries/Deaths Schools
Website updates:
25 Sep 2013: Military Data - Civil War - 1883 Pensioners On The Roll
29 May 2013: Obit - Mary Lu Retta (Imes) Bertholf
07 May 2013: Military Data - World War II - Army & Air Force Casualties
30 Mar 2013: Churches - First Presbyterian Church (Earlham East) - 1870-1900 Baptisms; 1870-1900 Deaths; 1870-1900 Marriages; 1870-1900 Membership List
Geographical Features - Creeks, Streams & Rivers; Parks

Past Updates

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Surrounding Counties
Dallas County (north)
Warren County (east)
Clarke County (southeast)
Union County (southwest)
Adair County (west)

 

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