Trails to the Past

Iowa

Poweshiek County

 

 

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The county seat is Montezuma. The county is named for the chief of the Fox tribe who signed the treaty ending the Black Hawk War. Poweshiek County was formed in 1843. It was named for a chief of the Fox Indian people. The Poweshiek County Courthouse, completed in 1859, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

On Line Data

Cities
    Barnes City
    Brooklyn
    Deep River
    Grinnell
    Guernsey
    Hartwick
    Malcom
    Montezuma
    Searsboro
    Victor
Census-designated places
    Holiday Lake
Unincorporated communities
    Ewart

Townships
    Bear Creek
    Chester
    Deep River
    Grant
    Jackson
    Jefferson
    Lincoln
    Madison
    Malcom
    Pleasant
    Scott
    Sheridan
    Sugar Creek
    Union
    Warren
    Washington

Poweshiek County Court House

Adjacent counties
    Tama County (north)
    Iowa County (east)
    Keokuk County (southeast)
    Mahaska County (south)
    Jasper County (west)

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