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County Information
In 1852 Jacob McQuillin and his family settled what was to become Mower County. By 1855 the area had enough people to merit official formation and on March 1, 1856 Minnesota Governor Willis A. Gorman signed the act organizing Mower County. The county was named in honor of John Edward Mower, a member of the territorial legislature.

Parent County: Fillmore, Freeborn
Named for John Edward Mower

County Seat
Austin

Townships

Cities

Udolpho
Waltham
Sargeant
Pleasant Valley
Racine
Lansing
Red Rock
Dexter
Grand Meadow
Frankford

Austin
Windom
Marshall
Clayton
Bennington
Lyle
Nevada
Adams
Lodi
Le Roy

Adams
Austin
Brownsdale
Dexter
Elkton
Grand Meadow
Le Roy
Lyle
Mapleview
Racine
Rose Creek
Sargeant
Taopi
Waltham


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Website Updates:

AUGUST 2015
OBITS: Deborah Hartley, Adelbert Heinmiller, Mrs. Main
PEOPLE: Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Winkel, Bertha Bahls, R. V. Wright, J. L. Clark, S. M. Laribee, A. B. DeLaRonde, H. A. Brown
BIRTHS: Bustad Triplets
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1936-Women hold all major Taopi offices; 1940-Women hold all Taopi offices
NEWS-SICK: Frank de Prema, Wentworth Hayes' Daughter, Martin Johnson
NEWS-CRIME: 1913-Bank Blown Up, Michael Koop (victim), O. M. Kerr (arrested), Louis Thompson (victim), 1925-Taopi Bank Robbery
CHURCH: 1869 Directory
NEWS-CALAMITIES: 1891-Fatal Railroad Accident

JULY 2015
SCHOOLS: 1906-Graduation, 1896-Dexter School Meeting
BIRTHS: Padelford Daughter, Harrison Son
PEOPLE: Forest Jones
WILLS: Esther M. Somers
COURT: Rufus L. Kimball
FAMILY: Otto Behend
CHURCH: 1916-Julia Simons

FEBRUARY 2015
OBITS: William Page, Edward Varco, Seth S. Washburn
MARRIAGES: Smith-Schwartz, Fisch-Lewis

OCTOBER 2014
OBITS : Edwin W. Johnson
MARRIAGES: Sabin-Heydt

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Adjacent Counties
Dodge County (north)
Olmsted County (northeast)
Fillmore County (east)
Freeborn County (west)
Howard Co, Iowa (southeast)
Mitchell County, Iowa (south)
Worth County, Iowa (southwest)
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