Ringgold County, Iowa

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Ringgold County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,131,[1] making it the second-smallest population county in Iowa. The county seat is Mount Ayr.[2] The county was founded in February 24, 1847 and named after Maj. Samuel Ringgold, a hero of the Battle of Palo Alto fought in May 1846, during the Mexican–American War. It is one of the 26 Iowa counties with a name that is unique across the nation.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 June 2011.