Place:Buchanan, Iowa, United States

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NameBuchanan
Alt namesBuchanansource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates42.467°N 91.85°W
Located inIowa, United States     (1837 - )
See alsoDelaware, Iowa, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Buchanan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was created in 1837 and was named in honor of Senator James Buchanan, who became the 15th President of the United States. The population was 20,958 in the 2010 census, a decline from 21,093 in 2000.[1] Its county seat is Independence.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1837 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1851 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1852 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 517
1860 7,906
1870 17,034
1880 18,546
1890 18,997
1900 21,427
1910 19,748
1920 19,890
1930 19,550
1940 20,991
1950 21,927
1960 22,293
1970 21,746
1980 22,900
1990 20,844

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External links

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