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  1. Construction to Begin on Kiwi Avenue and 290th Street

    Jones Contracting Corp, of West Point, IA will begin working on Kiwi Ave from 300th St to 290th St then west on 290th St to Hwy 1 in preparation for paving the existing gravel road next spring. To view the official press release, follow the link below. Read on...
  2. Bridge Replacement to Begin on 130th Street

    Beginning Monday October 26th, 130th Street will be closed approximately 500 feet west of Hemlock Avenue for a bridge replacement project. See below for the official press release. Read on...
  3. 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...
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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.