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Keosauqua is a city in Van Buren County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "great bend" or "winding, crooked river."

The latitude of Keosauqua is 40.730N. The longitude is -91.962W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,084.


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Median household income
Local
$27,833
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Keosauqua demographic reports
Keosauqua is on the Des Moines River.
Former and merged names include:
· Des Moines
· Port Oro
· Van Buren
Local festivals include:
  • Van Buren County Fair - July 8-16, 2007
  • Scenic Drive Festival - Oct. 13-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Keosauqua web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lacey-Keosauqua State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Keosauqua demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Van Buren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52565 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Keosauqua residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Keosauqua ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Keosauqua was $16,097, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Keosauqua residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Keosauqua, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $217.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.


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Libraries in Keosauqua include Keosauqua Public Library ... View libraries

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Van Buren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Keosauqua political report.

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The average commute time for Keosauqua workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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