Geology and ground-water resources of Clayton County, Iowa

Water Supply Bulletin 7
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Abstract

Clayton County includes 784 square miles in northeastern Iowa and in 1960 had a population of 21, 962.  For the most part, the county is a dissected upland that is drained mainly by the southeastward flowing Turkey River and its principal tributary, the Volga River.  The Turkey River empties into the Mississippi River, which flows southward along the eastern border of the county.  The climate is humid continental, and the average annual precipitation is 33.01 inches.  The economy of the county is based on farming and the raising of livestock.  The natural resources of the county include soil, water, rock, sand, and timber.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype State/Local Government Series
Title Geology and ground-water resources of Clayton County, Iowa
Series title Water Supply Bulletin
Series number 7
Year Published 1961
Language English
Publisher State of Iowa
Publisher location Des Moines, IA
Contributing office(s) Iowa Water Science Center
Description xi, 142 p.
Country United States
State Iowa
County Clayton County
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N