Place:Des Moines, Iowa, United States

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NameDes Moines
Alt namesCooksource: Family History Library Catalog
Des Moinessource: Getty Vocabulary Program
DesMoinessource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.917°N 91.183°W
Located inIowa, United States     (1834 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Des Moines County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 40,325 in the 2010 census, a decline from 42,351 in the 2000 census.[1] The county seat is Burlington. The county is part of the Burlington, IA–IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is one of Iowa's two original counties along with Dubuque County; both were organized by the Michigan Territorial legislature in 1834.

Des Moines County should not be confused with the city of Des Moines, which is the capital of Iowa. Des Moines County sits on Iowa's eastern border alongside the Mississippi River. The city of Des Moines is in Polk County in south-central Iowa.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1834 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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
1840 5,577
1850 12,988
1860 19,611
1870 27,256
1880 33,099
1890 35,324
1900 35,989
1910 36,145
1920 35,520
1930 38,162
1940 36,804
1950 42,056
1960 44,605
1970 46,982
1980 46,203
1990 42,614

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External links

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