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History and Genealogy
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Van Buren County, Iowa

 


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Cities and Towns

Birmingham
Bonaparte
Cantril
Douds
Farmington
Keosauqua
Leando
Milton
Mount Sterling
Selma
Stockport
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

Van Buren County is a rural area; it contains no stop lights and no fast food chains
(source: wikipedia.org, 2/2007)


County Information
County Seat: Keosauqua
Year Organized: 1836
Square Miles: 485

Named for President Martin Van Buren

Courthouse:
P.O. Box 475
County Courthouse
Keosauqua, IA 52565-0475
Phone: (319) 293-3129

This is the oldest continuously operational courthouse in the state of Iowa, and second oldest in the United States

 

 
ONLINE DATA

Biographies Births

State Bird and Flower

Cemeteries Census
Families Historical Info
Marriages Military Data
Newspapers Obituaries/Deaths
Outlaws People
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17 June 2014: Obit - Charles Oscar Lee

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Surrounding Counties
Jefferson County (north)
Henry County (northeast)
Lee County (east)
Davis County (west)
Clark County, MO (southeast)
Scotland County, MO (southwest)

 

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