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Jasper County, Iowa

US county information
NameJasper County
US Area
Total Area732.93 sq mi (1898.3 km2)
Land Area729.99 sq mi (1890.7 km2)
Water Area2.94 sq mi (7.6 km2)
Population36842 (2010)
Density19.3/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Jasper County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. It was organized in 1846 and is named after Sergeant William Jasper, Revolutionary War hero. The population was 36,842 in the 2010 census, a decline from 37,213 in the 2000 census. Jasper was the 19th most populous county of Iowa's 99 total counties in the 2000 census, however even with the decline in population in the 2010 census it moved up to 18th. The county seat is Newton . Jasper County is the only county in the Newton Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the Des Moines-Newton-Pella Combined Statistical Area.

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