Pottawattamie County, Iowa
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Lewis And Clark Monument
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County Information

The County takes its name from the
Potawatomi Native American tribe
County Organized: 1848
County Seat: Council Bluffs
Square Miles: 954

County Courthouse
227 South Sixth Street
County Courthouse
Council Bluffs, IA 51501-4269
Phone: (712)328-5604

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08 July 2018:
Biographies: 1883 Biographies - A. N. Halladay; S. M. Hildebrand; Judson B. Hogate; Thomas H. Jefferson; James S. Lawrence; John McConaughey; Henry Rapp; H. H. Rounds; Martha E. Sage; John Senn; Joseph Stroebele; Herman Vieth; William F. Wright; Christian Young; J. N. Young
15 June 2018:
Cemeteries: Hazel Dell Cemetery Stone readings - Soren Antonius; Bessie Anna Barnett; Gertrude H. Barnett; Infant Barnett; Jack J. Barnett; Ralph M. Barnett; Benjamin F. Barritt; Emma C. Barritt; Esther J. Barritt; John J. Barnett; Garret Barritt; Harry H. Barritt; Jennie M. Barritt; John J. Barritt; Oliver E. Barritt; Oliver L. Barritt; William O. Barritt; Christensen; Carrie M. Heaston; Talitha Elizabeth Hoover; Eva M. Jensen; Joe J. Jensen; A. W. Johnson; Maren S. Larson; Harry C. Lash; Ruby M. Lash; Christian Mortensen; Maggie Peterson; Christina Peterson; Hans Peterson; James A. Peterson; Jens Peterson; Mette S. Peterson; Nels Peterson; Clemens D. Smith; Guy C. Smith; John Sternberg; Joseph Sternberg; John E. Taylor; Kate M. Taylor
13 June 2018:
Cemeteries: Hazel Dell Cemetery (Updated listing)
13 Apr 2018:
News Articles: Accidents/Disasters/Fires - Car of Sheep Burned Alive
12 Apr 2018:
People: Who's Who - Charles A. Beno; W. P. Hughes; Edwin R. Jackson

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Shelby County (northeast)
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