Early history of Buena Vista County and Lee Township


Buena Vista County was surveyed in 1855, but not organized until 1858, although the first permanent settlers arrived two years earlier. In 1869, Sioux Rapids was designated as the county seat, a position it held until 1878, when it was transferred to Storm Lake, after a public vote: 908 in favor, 206 against. The arrival of the railroad at Storm […]

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