History and Genealogy of Poweshiek County, Iowa

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County Information
It is named for the Indian chief of the Fox tribe who signed the treaty ending the Black Hawk War.

County Seat: Montezuma
Square Miles: 585



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Website Updates:

21 Oct 2018:
Schools: School News - Grinnell Schools Open
News Articles: General News - 37 Buildings
20 Mar 2018:
Obituaries/Deaths: George Augustus Gates; Carl Wilhelm Von Coelln

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