Lee County, Iowa

Lee County is located in the southeast corner of Iowa. There is no clear consensus about the origin of the name. It could be for Robert E. Lee, a confederate general during the American Civil War, or for Albert Lea; an early explorer.
The county is one of the few counties in the United States to have a dual county seat; which are Fort Madison and Keokuk. The largest city is Fort Madison.
Lee County borders Henry, Des Moines and Van Buren Counties in Iowa; Henderson and Hancock Counties in Illinois and Clark County in Missouri.
Main highways through the county include US-61, US-136, US-218, IA-2, IA-16 and IA-27.

Fort Madison

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