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Nevada “is pleasantly located on the Chicago Northwest Railway, 318 miles from Chicago. It is surrounded by a rich, gentle prairie, near the head of a grove which borders West Indian Creek,” noted Andreas in 1875. 43The site had been selected by the county commissioners as a central location for the county courthouse.


Andreas, Atlas of the State of Iowa, 1875, 474.

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