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History of Decatur County, Iowa

  • Town Histories:
       Davis City    Decatur City    Dekalb    Funktown    Garden Grove    Grand River
       High Point    Lamoni    Leon    Leroy    New Buda    Pleasanton
       Terre Haute    Tuskeego    Van Wert    Weldon    Westerville    Woodland 

  • History of Decatur County's Townships:

       Bloomington Twp.    Burrell Twp.    Center Twp.    Decatur Twp.
       Eden Twp.    Fayette Twp.    Franklin Twp.    Garden Grove Twp.
       Grand River Twp.    Hamilton Twp.    High Point Twp.    Long Creek Twp.
       Morgan Twp.    New Buda Twp.    Richland Twp.    Woodland Twp.

  • Articles Regarding Decatur County History:

        County Farm 
    "A Bit of History"    California Iowan Picnic    Early History Pages
    Decatur Co. Rally Song    Decatur County's Early Days    Elephant Burial, 1915
    Hy-Vee: Early Yrs. in Lamoni    Hy-Vee, 1940    Hy-Vee, 1948
    Jamison Hospital Burns, Weldon    Lamoni's Boy Scouts   History of County Newspapers
    "Mormon Quest at Lamoni"    Slavery in Decatur County   Richland Twp. Pioneers
    Measuring Hay    Nine Eagles State Park    Hopeville

  • Newspaper Clippings    "Twice Told News" from Leon Journal-Reporter   The Leon Journal-Reporter

  • Decatur County History Books:

       "History of Decatur County and Its People", Vol. I
       Prof. J. M. Howell & Heman C. Smith. 1915.

       "The History of Decatur County, Iowa: 1839 - 1970"
       by Himena V. Hoffman

       "An Interesting Early History of Decatur County"
       by Mrs. O.N. Kellogg

  • Souvenir, 1907 State Savings Bank of Lamoni


  • Of Historical Interest:

       Decatur County Sheriffs, 1850 - 2014

       Decatur County Jail

       Decatur County Historical Society

       Memories of Decatur County ~ "Tales From The Front Porch"