Place:Ringgold, Iowa, United States

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NameRinggold
Alt namesRinggoldsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.75°N 94.25°W
Located inIowa, United States     (1847 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ringgold County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 5,131 in the 2010 census, a decline from 5,469 in the 2000 census.[1] The county seat is Mount Ayr. It is named after Maj. Samuel Ringgold, a hero of the Battle of Palo Alto fought in May 1846, during the Mexican-American War. It is one of the 26 Iowa counties which has a name not borne by any other county in the United States.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1847 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1858 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 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
1860 2,923
1870 5,691
1880 12,085
1890 13,556
1900 15,325
1910 12,904
1920 12,919
1930 11,966
1940 11,137
1950 9,528
1960 7,910
1970 6,373
1980 6,112
1990 5,420

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