Des Moines County, IA

DES MOINES COUNTY, situated in the southeast part of Iowa, with Mississippi river on the east, and Chickahoma river on the southwest. Area, 410 square miles. Seat of justice, Burlington. Pop. in 1840,6,577 ; in 1850, 12,987. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Burlington, IA City or Town
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