Marshalltown is a city in and the county seat of Marshall County, Iowa, United States. The population was 27,552 in the 2010 census, an increase from the 26,009 population in the 2000 census. Henry Anson was the first European settler in what is now called Marshalltown. In April 1851, Anson found what he described as “the prettiest place in Iowa.” On a high point between the Iowa River and Linn Creek, Anson built a log cabin. A plaque at 112 West Main Street marks the site of the cabin. Anson’s plan was for the area to become a town. In 1853 Anson named the town Marshall, after Marshall,...
|Country:||United States of America|
|Area:||19.3 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Central Time Zone|
|Also known as:||Marshalltown, Iowa, Marshall County / Marshalltown city|