Established: February 20, 1855
Prior to county establishment, the area was a common hunting and battle ground for the Mdewakanton Sioux, often fighting the Sauk and Fox Indians.
Named for: Henry Dodge, governor of Wisconsin, and his son, Augustus C. Dodge, U.S. senator from Iowa
Dodge County is the only county in the state that does not have a lake.
County Seat: Mantorville
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BIO: Clinton E. Chapman
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Gazetteer and Business Directory
MILITARY: Soldiers-C. L. Alden, Joseph Garrison, Joseph Stacy
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-William H. Naylor, R. O. Perley, Zelora B. Wells
OFFICIALS: Rosters-1878 County Officers
OFFICIALS: News-James McLaughlin, A. J. Edgerton
WILLS & PROBATE ITEMS: Inheritance Taxes Paid-Dohrman, Morris, Dempsey, Westgate, Peck
Submitted by Robin Line
COURT: Wilson vs. County Commissioners
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Mr. Drake, Rena Jones, J. S. Miller, I. B. Chesley
NEWS-BUSINESS: C. P. Stevens, Mr. Swancutt
OFFICIALS: News-J. E. Duncan
SCHOOLS-News: 1897-Claremont Teachers Elected
AUGUST 2017 Submitted by Robin Line
OBITS: Mr. Yelman, Iverson Boy
PEOPLE: Alvin Brey
NEWS-ILLNESS: Mrs. J. G. Lennon
NEWS-CRIME: P. Christianson submitted by Robin Line
NEWS-VISIT: Mrs. Ross Applegate, Helen Palmerlee, A. E. Beckwith
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1901-West Concord Telephone Service
PEOPLE: Mr. Peterson
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