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Ringgold County, Iowa

Ringgold County Iowa
US county information
NameRinggold County
SeatMount Ayr
US Area
Total Area538.92 sq mi (1395.8 km2)
Land Area537.67 sq mi (1392.6 km2)
Water Area1.26 sq mi (3.3 km2)
Population5131 (2010)
Density3.7/km2 (9.5/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 24, 1847
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Ringgold County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 5,131 in the 2010 census, a decline from 5,469 in the 2000 census. The county seat is Mount Ayr. It is named after Maj. Samuel Ringgold, a hero of the Battle of Palo Alto fought in May 1846, during the Mexican-American War. It is one of the 26 Iowa counties which has a name not borne by any other county in the United States.

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