Montgomery County, Iowa

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Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of 2000, the population was 11,771. It was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. Its county seat is Red Oak.[1]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 425 square miles (1,100 km²), of which 424 square miles (1,098 km²) is land and 1 square mile (2 km²) (0.22%) is water.

Web Site

The URL for the official Montgomery County, Iowa government web site is http://www.montgomerycountyiowa.com/

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 11,771 people, 4,886 households, and 3,258 families residing in the county. The population density was 28 people per square mile (11/km²). There were 5,399 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.20% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. 1.30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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