Hancock County, Iowa
Hancock County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,341. The county seat is Garner. The county was founded on January 15, 1851 and named in honor of John Hancock, a leader of the Continental Congress during the American Revolution.
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- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved July 17, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 148.