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Van Buren County, Iowa


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Cities and Towns

Mount Sterling
Abandoned Towns, Villages And Post Offices

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

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

Named for President Martin Van Buren

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



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Website Updates:

02 Aug 2016:
Census: 1840 Census
10 Mar 2016:
Census: 2010 Census Demographics

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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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