Sac City Public Library
Carnegie Grant Information
Town & County
Twelfth Census of the United States — 1900. p. 450.
Thirteenth Census of the United States — 1910. 2,201 population.
Sac City is the county seat of Sac County, which was established on January 15, 1851. The county was named for the Sac or Sauk Tribe. Sac City was chosen as the county seat in 1857. Sac County received two Carnegie grants as both Sac City and Odebolt received grants.
(Source: Pratt, LeRoy G. “The Counties and Courthouses of Iowa.” Mason City, Ia; Klipto Printing & Office Supply Company, 1977, p. 282.)