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Floyd County, Iowa

Floyd County Iowa
US county information
NameFloyd County
SeatCharles City
US Area
Total Area501.31 sq mi (1298.4 km2)
Land Area500.56 sq mi (1296.5 km2)
Water Area0.74 sq mi (1.9 km2)
Population16303 (2010)
Density12.7/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Floyd County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 16,303 in the 2010 census, a decline from 16,900 in the 2000 census. The county seat is Charles City.

It was established in 1854 and was named for Sgt. Charles Floyd of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, who died in 1804 near what is now Sioux City, Iowa, and who was the only member thereof to die on the Expedition.

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