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  1. Construction Begins on Juniper Ave

    On Monday, July 11th, 2016, Juniper Ave. will be closed to thru traffic between G26 (190th St) and G20 (170th St) for regrading and surfacing. Read on...
  2. Absentee Ballots Now Available For The Special City Election in Washington

    Absentee ballots for the August 2, 2016 Special City Election in Washington are now available in the Washington County Auditor’s Office. Please click on the official news release for further information. Read on...
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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.