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Dakota City

Humboldt County, Iowa

Dakota City Hall is located at 26 Fifth Street South, Dakota City, IA 50529.
Phone: 515‑332‑3083.

The City of Dakota was first settled ca. 1854. A town was surveyed in 1855 and recorded in 1858. A post office had been established in 1856. A town hall was constructed in 1857 by Edward McKnight one of the first settlers. McKnight built a dam and mill on the Des Moines River in 1862. The City is named for the Dakota (Sioux) Indians.