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  1. Construction to Begin on Vine Ave (W64)

    On Monday, October 19, 2020, construction will begin on Vine Ave (W-64) north of Hwy 22. This project will involve 3 box culvert extensions, with associated grading and seeding. To view the official press release, follow the link below. Read on...
  2. Construction to Begin on Old White Way Road (G52)

    On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, construction will begin on Old White Way Rd. (G52) east of Hwy 218. To view the official press release, please follow the link below. Read on...
  3. Bridge Replacement to Begin on Birch Ave

    Beginning Monday, August 31st, Birch Avenue will be closed 1 mile south of Highway 22 for a bridge replacement project. To view the official press release, please follow the link below. 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.