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Jefferson Township

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Timber Creek: A post office, 1850 to 1882, shown on early maps in the central part, then the southern part of Timber Creek township. Later located in the northeast corner of Jefferson township.

New Jefferson: Platted May 19, 1857 by Andrew J. Smith and located on the northeast corner of the township, about 1 ½ miles northwest of Ferguson.

Laurel: First located about 2 miles from the present location in the northern part of section 22. Platted on Dec. 30, 1880 by Carl Wissenberger for second location. Second location is in Sections 26 & 27 on the State Center branch of the Iowa Central Railroad. Incorporated May 9, 1903.

Haverhill: Platted Feb. 1, 1882 by the Milwaukee Land Co. and located in Sections 4 & 5.

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