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Dows is in Wright County. The county seat is Clarion.

The community straddles Wright and Franklin counties

Major ancestry groups reported by Dows residents include:

· German - 41%
· Norwegian - 10%
· English - 8%
· Mexican - 8%
· Irish - 7%
· Danish - 5%
· French (except Basque) - 3%
· Dutch - 2%
· Swedish - 2%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· Scottish - 1%
· Korean - 1%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 1%
· Pennsylvania German - 1%
· Swiss - 1%

Former names for Dows include:
· Otisville

For more detail about place names in the Dows area, consult From Ackley to Zwingle, Harold E. Dilts
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