Hawarden Public Library
Carnegie Grant Information
Town & County
Twelfth Census of the United States — 1900. p. 449.
Hawarden is a town in Sioux County, which was established on January 15, 1851. Sioux County was named for the Native American Tribe, the Sioux, who had resided in northern Iowa. The county seat is located at Orange City.
(Source: Pratt, LeRoy G. “The Counties and Courthouses of Iowa.” Mason City, Ia; Klipto Printing & Office Supply Company, 1977, p. 291.)