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  1. Seeking Washington County Board of Health Representatives

    Washington County Board of Health is looking for individuals to serve on their board. Interested persons should contact Washington County Public Health at (319) 653-7758 for further details. Read on...
  2. Construction to Begin on Elm Avenue

    On Monday, August 29, 2022, Elm Avenue will be closed to thru traffic between G38 and Hwy 92. 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.