Clarke County, Iowa

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Clarke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is named in honor of James Clarke, who was appointed Governor of Iowa Territory in November 1845 and was the last Territorial Governor, since Iowa was admitted to the Union on December 28, 1846. As of 2000, the population is 9,133. Its county seat is Osceola.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 432 square miles (1,118.9 km2), of which 431 square miles (1,116.3 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.14%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

History

Clarke County was formed on January 13, 1846. It was named for James Clarke, a Governor of the Iowa Territory.[2]

Demographics

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