Place:Jasper, Iowa, United States

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NameJasper
Alt namesJaspersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates41.683°N 93.05°W
Located inIowa, United States     (1823 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Jasper County is a county located in the US state of Iowa. It was organized in 1846 and is named after Sergeant William Jasper, a Revolutionary War hero. The population was 36,842 in the 2010 census, a decline from 37,213 in the 2000 census.[1] Jasper was the 19th most populous county of Iowa's 99 total counties in the 2000 census, however even with the decline in population in the 2010 census it moved up to 18th. The county seat is Newton. Jasper County is the only county in the Newton Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the Des Moines-Newton-Pella Combined Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1823 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1846 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1847 Land 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
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 1,280
1860 9,883
1870 22,116
1880 25,963
1890 24,943
1900 26,976
1910 27,034
1920 27,855
1930 32,936
1940 31,496
1950 32,305
1960 35,282
1970 35,425
1980 36,425
1990 34,795

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External links

http://iagenweb.org/jasper/


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