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Story County, Iowa


Edwards-Swayze House

The Edwards-Swayze House, circa 1878, located at 1110 9th Street, Nevada. . Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Photo by wikipedia username: David Godwin, 2013, own work, creative commons [cc-3.0], via wikimedia commons, accessed July, 2022.


TOWNS

Story County administrative offices are located at 900 6th Street, Nevada, IA 50201; phone: 515-382-7200.

Named for U. S. Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, the county was established in 1846. Early settlers included Norwegians, Germans and Danes as well as adventurers from Indiana, New York and Pennsylvania. [History of Story County, www.storycountyiowa.gov, accessed June, 2013]

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