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Louisa County, IA
One tradition says the county was named for Louisa Massey, who shot a man who killed her brother. Another says it was named for Louisa County, VA.

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The county is in the Muscatine metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 12,132. This was a decrease of  -.42% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$39,086
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Louisa County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Louisa County was $24,682. This was an increase of 17.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 80% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Wapello

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28% of Louisa County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Louisa County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Louisa County include Beauchamp Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Boston Cemetery, Bretz Cemetery, Brockway Cemetery, Buffington Cemetery, Bullis Cemetery, Cairo Cemetery, Cambrian Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Louisa County include Columbus City, Columbus Junction, Cotter, Fredonia, Grandview, Letts, Morning Sun, Oakville, Toolesboro, Wapello ... View communities

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School districts in Louisa County include Columbus Countymm Schools District, Louisa-Muscatine Countymm Schools District, Morning Sun Countymm Schools District, Wapello Countymm Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Louisa County include Columbus Junction Public Library, Keck Memorial Library, Letts Public Library, Mellinger Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Louisa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Louisa County political report.

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