Histories of Calhoun County

Calhoun was originally named Fox County in 1851, but was changed to Calhoun County in 1853 in honor of United State Vice President, John C. Calhoun. The first County Seat was established in 1855 in Lake City, then moved to Rockwell City in 1876.

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History of Calhoun County
Histories of Places within Calhoun county
Histories related to Calhoun County

More Histories in Calhoun County

County Seats Established: Brooklyn - Lake City - Rockwell City

Link to the National Register of Historic Places in Calhoun County

Century Farms of Calhoun County 1976-2022

Peeking Into Lake City's Past

Published in Lake City Graphic. Lake City, Iowa: 1982.

Story of the Storm

Pomeroy, Iowa: 1893.

Iowa State Women's Reformatory - Rockwell City