Place:Decatur, Iowa, United States

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NameDecatur
Alt namesDecatursource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.75°N 93.783°W
Located inIowa, United States     (1846 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Decatur County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 8,457 in the 2010 census, a decline from 8,689 in the 2000 census.[1] The county seat is Leon. This county is named for Stephen Decatur, Jr., a hero in the War of 1812.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1846 County formed 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 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1871 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1874 Marriage 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 965
1860 8,677
1870 12,018
1880 15,336
1890 15,643
1900 18,115
1910 16,347
1920 16,566
1930 14,903
1940 14,012
1950 12,601
1960 10,539
1970 9,737
1980 9,794
1990 8,338

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