Allamakee County

Allamakee County, Iowa

110 Allamakee St
Waukon, IA 52172
Phone: (563) 568-3318
Fax: (563) 568-6353

On the northeastern border of IA; county established Feb 20, 1847 from Clayton County. Name Origin: Combined form of an Indian trader's name, Allan Makee

Area (sq mi):: 658.71 (land 639.56; water 19.14) Population per square mile: 23.00
Population 2005: 14,709 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 14,675 (White 95.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 5.50%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,599; median household $33,967; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,999-$23,520
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The deer was killed in early December in Allamakee County. The agency now will increase monitoring in the area where the deer was killed.
These new defibrillators are located in each city police department in the area, all Allamakee County Sheriff's vehicles, and the ER of Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon as well as several other locations that were noted as high risk areas in need of the devices.
The new equipment deployments were celebrated May 13, 2014, at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon, with the AED recipients including: Brian Berger of Monona Police Department; Clark Mellick - Allamakee County Sheriff; Barry Olson - Allamakee County Deputy; staff of Veterans Memorial Hospital (VMH); VMH Foundation staff and Board members; and Jeff Mitchell, VMH EMS Chief.
According to The Gazette in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, opposition is rapidly mounting to a proposed frac sand operation in Allamakee County. "Mining interests are coming at us like a runaway bulldozer going 100 mph," said Ric Zarwell of Lansing, leader of the Allamakee County Protectors, a growing cadre of local residents opposed to a proposal by a Minnesota firm to mine sand southwest of Lansing, near the Mississippi River.
She was born July 25, 1928, in Allamakee County, Iowa, to John and Jessie Brooks Ralston.
The eight-foot drop had little effect on him, and he jumped up, glanced to check his bow and ran down to check on his awesome Allamakee County buck.
An official with the Allamakee County (Iowa) Emergency Management told auditor Kelli Boylen in an e-mail message not to hesitate to call with questions.
Just last year, Iowa hunters broke the archery nontypical record twice in one season--a 240 4/8 buck from Allamakee County beating out a 237 3/8 from Monroe County.