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  1. Washington Co. Engineer installed as 2023-2024 Secretary-Treasurer of NACE & recognized with Award

    Washington Co. Engineer Jacob Thorius was installed as the 2023-24 Sec-Treasurer of the National Association of County Engineers (NACE) at their recent annual meeting. Additionally, Thorius was recognized as NACE’s 2022 Rural County Engineer of the Year. Click here to view the full press release.
  2. Scam Letter From "County Deed Records"

    A letter stating "County Deed Records" from Home Warranty is circulating in several Iowa Counties and causing a lot of confusion. Read on...
  3. ECICOG Active Transportation Plan Survey

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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.