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Des Moines County, Iowa

Des Moines County Iowa
US county information
NameDes Moines County
US Area
Total Area429.80 sq mi (1113.2 km2)
Land Area416.15 sq mi (1077.8 km2)
Water Area13.65 sq mi (35.4 km2)
Population40325 (2010)
Density37.4/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Des Moines County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 40,325 in the 2010 census, a decline from 42,351 in the 2000 census. The county seat is Burlington. The county is part of the Burlington, IA IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is one of Iowa's two original counties along with Dubuque County; both were organized by the Michigan Territorial legislature in 1834.

Des Moines County should not be confused with the city of Des Moines, which is the capital of Iowa. Des Moines County sits on Iowa's eastern border alongside the Mississippi River. The city of Des Moines is in Polk County in south-central Iowa.

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