Audubon County

Audubon County, Iowa

318 Leroy St No 6
Audubon, IA 50025
Phone: (712) 563-4275
Fax: (712) 563-4276

In west-central IA, east of Council Bluffs; established Jan 15, 1851 from Cass and Black Hawk counties. Name Origin: For John James Audubon (1785-1851), ornithologist and artist

Area (sq mi):: 443.58 (land 443.13; water 0.44) Population per square mile: 14.60
Population 2005: 6,457 State rank: 97 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.50%; 1990-2000 -6.90% Population 2000: 6,830 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 42.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,489; median household $32,215; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,072-$25,997
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Audubon, IA, May 06, 2015 --( The owners of the last wooden grain elevator in Audubon County, and possibly the oldest one left in Iowa, are conducting a contest to guess how much the elevator weighs when it is lifted next week by Heartland Building Moving out of West Bend, IA.
The company said that the new cell site, located near State Highway 141 and Delta Avenue improves coverage in the towns of Manning, Templeton and Harbor, with improved coverage west of the site along State Highway 141 to Aspinwall, east to US Highway 71, north to US Highway 30 and south to the Audubon County border.
has purchased the Audubon County Newspapers of Audubon, which includes three weeklies.
The sale includes three weeklies: the Audubon County Advocate Journal, a paid weekly with 2,425 circulation; the Nishna Valley Tribune, distributed free to 7000 households in the county and portions of neighboring counties, and Today's Action, a common advertising section published as part of the Advocate Journal and other weekly newspapers in the area that has a total distribution of 43,000 copies.
In the case of Audubon County Memorial Hospital in Audubon, Iowa, the cost savings is estimated to be about $65,000 a year, says Troy Schoon, director of radiology.
After a building expansion, the Audubon County Memorial Hospital, Audubon, Iowa found that it had outgrown its existing 175 kW standby generator system that supplied all of its emergency power needs in the event of a utility outage.