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Montgomery County, Iowa


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Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Villisca is approximately 1,332 (1990), 1252 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 638 (1990), 525 (2010).
The amount of land area in Villisca is 4.147 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Villisca to Washington DC is 995 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 84 miles. (as the crow flies)
Villisca is positioned 40.93 degrees north of the equator and 94.97 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southwestern Iowa
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History & History Related Items

The Axe Murders of 1912
On June 10, 1912 a small rural Midwestern community awoke to discover eight of their own, two adults and six children, had been murdered with an axe while they slept. The brutal crime was never solved and the mystery and its effects linger there today.
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Olson/Linn Museum and Axe Murder House
323 E 4th St
Villisca, IA 50864-1146
Phone: 712-826-2756

Information about Villesca.
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Villisca City Government

Villisca City Hall
318 S 3rd Ave
Villisca, IA 50864-1143
Phone: 712-826-2282

Villisca Fire & Rescue Station
304 E. 3rd Street
Villisca, Iowa 50864
Mailing Address:
Villisca Volunteer Ambulance
318 S. 3rd Ave.
Villisca, Iowa 50864

Villisca Libraries

Villisca Public Library
204 S 3rd Ave
Villisca, IA 50864-1161
Phone: 712-826-2452

Villisca Schools

Villisca Community School District
205 S 4th Ave
Villisca, IA 50864-1189
Phone: 712-826-2552 Villisca Community Schools Villisca Community Schools
406 East 3rd St.
Villisca, Iowa, 50864
The Villisca Community Schools are located in Southwest Iowa in Montgomery County. The school is part of the Corner Conference. Around 465 students attend the Villisca Community School District. In the year 2000, the Villisca High School building was replaced with a new one story building. The old building was built in 1913 and added to in 1926.

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