Trails to the Past

Iowa

Floyd County

 

 

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Floyd County was established in 1854 and was named for Sergeant Charles Floyd of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, who died in 1804 near what is now Sioux City, Iowa, and who was the only member to die on the Expedition.

The first school in the county was taught at Nora Springs in 1854. The second was opened at Charles City, the third at Floyd. Twelve years later there were 54 schools in the county, in September 1875, there were 100 school-houses in Floyd County.

On Line Data

Cities
Charles City County Seat
Colwell
Floyd
Marble Rock
Nora Springs
Rockford
Rudd
Unincorporated communities
Midway
Powersville
Roseville (a census-designated place)

Townships
Cedar
Floyd
Niles
Pleasant Grove
Riverton
Rock Grove
Rockford
Rudd
Saint Charles
Scott
Ulster
Union

Floyd County Court House

 

Adjacent counties
Mitchell County (north)
Chickasaw County (east)
Butler County (south)
Cerro Gordo County (west)
Howard County (northeast)
Bremer County (southeast)
Franklin County (southwest)

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