Place:Poweshiek, Iowa, United States

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NamePoweshiek
Alt namesPoweshieksource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates41.683°N 92.533°W
Located inIowa, United States     (1843 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Poweshiek County is a county located in southeastern part of the U.S. state of Iowa along Interstate 80, between Des Moines and Iowa City. It is named for the Indian chief of the Fox tribe who signed the treaty ending the Black Hawk War. The population was 18,914 in the 2010 census, an increase from 18,815 in the 2000 census.[1] The city of Montezuma is the county seat.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1843 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Probate 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
1869 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 615
1860 5,668
1870 15,581
1880 18,936
1890 18,394
1900 19,414
1910 19,589
1920 19,910
1930 18,727
1940 18,758
1950 19,344
1960 19,300
1970 18,803
1980 19,306
1990 19,033

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