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  1. Kewash Trail Closing

    Portions of the Kewash will be closed for the rest of the year. Read on...
  2. Bridge Replacement To Begin On Orange Avenue

    Beginning Wednesday, July 25th, Orange Avenue will be closed about a half mile north of 160th Street for a bridge replacement project. The project consists of replacing the bridge over Camp Creek with a Triple 10’x12’x48’ reinforced concrete box culvert. Read on...
  3. Public Input Period Open For Washington County Hazard Mitigation Plan

    The public input period is now open for the Washington County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan 2019-2024. Read on...
  4. Halloween Hike: The Nocturnal Olympics

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    Washington County


    Washington County was originally organized and established in 1839 as Slaughter County; however, residents soon changed the name to Washington County in honor of George Washington.

    Washington County covers 556.75 square miles and is located in Southeast Iowa - the richest area of America's agricultural region. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,704. The nine incorporated cities in the county are Ainsworth, Brighton, Coppock, Crawfordsville, Kalona, Riverside, Washington, Wellman, and West Chester.