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Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Tuesday, August 2, 2011 is Jones County in Iowa.

"Jones County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 20,638 in the 2010 census, an increase from 20,221 in the 2000 census. The county seat is Anamosa. The county was named in honor of George W. Jones, one of Iowa's first United States Senators. It is one of the three counties that make up the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.


"Jones County was founded on December 21, 1837. It was named after George Wallace Jones, a United States Senator and member of Congress."

Source: Jones County, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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