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Township and Town Histories

 
 Townships  Formed
  Belknap 1872
Boomer 1860
Carson 1882
Center 1860
Crescent 1857
Garner 1877
Grove 1858
Hardin 1870
Hazel Dell 1872
James 1860
Kane 1853
Keg Creek 1874
Knox 1857
Lake  
Layton 1873
Lewis 1878
Lincoln 1875
Macedonia 1855
Minden 1877
Neola 1872
Norwalk 1872
Pleasant 1873
Rockford 1855
Silver Creek 1860
Valley 1879
Washington 1873
Waveland 1873
Wright 1872
York 1861
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Pottawattamie Township Histories
are taken from the following sources:

For those with the date of 1907, the source is:

History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, From the Earliest Historic Times to 1907.
by Homer H. Field and Hon. Joseph R. Reed,
Vol. I, 1907, The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co.

For those with the date 1891, the source is:

Biographical History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa,
by The Lewis Publishing Company

For those with the date 1882, the source is:

History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa
by W. T. Giles

 Towns
  Ascot
Avoca
Bentley
Boomer
Carson
Chautauqua
Clara
Council Bluffs
Crescent
Dumfries
Gilliatt
Glendale acres
Hancock
Hancock Junction
Honey Creek
Indian Creek
Loveland
McCelland
Macedonia
Manawa [Lake Manawa] 
Minden
Neola
Oakland
Peter
Pinehurst
Quick
Shelby
Taylor
Treynor
Underwood
Walnut
Weston

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