Trails to the Past

Iowa

Emmet County

 

 

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Emmet County was authorized by the Iowa Legislature in 1851. There were finally enough settlers in the area to organize the county in 1859. The county was named for the Irish patriot Robert Emmet, who was hanged as a traitor to the British government at the age of 25.

On Line Data

Cities
Armstrong
Dolliver
Estherville
Gruver
Ringsted
Wallingford
Unincorporated communities
Forsyth
Gridley
Halfa
Hoprig
Huntington
Island Grove
Maple Hill
Raleigh

Townships
Armstrong Grove
Center
Denmark
Ellsworth
Emmet
Estherville
High Lake
Iowa Lake
Jack Creek
Lincoln
Swan Lake
Twelve Mile Lake

Emmet County Court House

Adjacent counties
Jackson County, Minnesota (northwest)
Martin County, Minnesota (northeast)
Kossuth County (east)
Palo Alto County (south)
Dickinson County (west)

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