Trails to the Past

Iowa

Henry County

 

 

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Henry County was formed on December 7, 1836 under the jurisdiction of Wisconsin Territory, and became a part of Iowa Territory when the Iowa Territory was formed on July 4, 1838. It was named for General Henry Dodge.

The county's first courthouse was built in 1839-1840. A larger courthouse was built in 1871, and the present courthouse was raised in the twentieth century, being placed into service on August 4, 1914.

On Line Data

Cities
    Coppock
    Hillsboro
    Mount Pleasant
    New London
    Olds
    Rome
    Salem
    Wayland
    Westwood
    Winfield
Unincorporated communities
    Swedesburg
    Oakland Mills
    Tippecanoe
    Mount Union

Townships
    Baltimore
    Canaan
    Center
    Jackson
    Jefferson
    Marion
    New London
    Salem
    Scott
    Tippecanoe
    Trenton
    Wayne

Henry County Court House

Adjacent counties
    Washington County (north)
    Louisa County (northeast)
    Des Moines County (east)
    Lee County (south)
    Van Buren County (southwest)
    Jefferson County (west)

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