On April 4, 1882, T. E. House laid out the town of Howell for the Union Land Company, in the northeast quarter
of section 19, township 76, range 18, and the plat was filed on the 6th of the following July. Two streets numbered
First and Second run east and west, and the north and south streets are Stone, Main and Pond. The original plat
shows weighty lots. Howell is a station on the Wabash Railroad in the southwestern part of Lake Prairie Township.
Its principal business concern is a general store that supplies the surrounding country. Mail is delivered by rural
carrier from Pella.
History of Marion County, Iowa
And its People
John W. Wright, Supervising Editor
W. A. Young, Associate
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Also see -Towns and villages with links
City of Knoxville
City of Pella
Marion County, IA
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