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Lime Springs
Howard County, Iowa


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Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Lime Springs is approximately 438 (1990), 505 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 223 (1990), 238 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lime Springs is 1.976 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lime Springs to Washington DC is 894 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 147 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lime Springs is positioned 43.45 degrees north of the equator and 92.28 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Lime Springs Historical Events

Late 1800's-Early 1900's
My great-great uncle, William C. Brown, was raised in Lime Springs, Iowa. He became the president of New York Central Railroad, 1909 to 1915. He was responsible for construction of Grand Central Station in New York City during his tenure as president of New York Central Railroad. His board of directors were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, "the" J.P. Morgan and Rockefeller.
Brown Park in Lime Springs, Iowa was donated in his memory to the town.
Submitted by: Robert D. Brown

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