"Sac County contains sixteen congressional
townships, west of the Des Moines River. It contains 369,640 acres,
nearly all, of which is desirable land for either grain or stock
farms, and the larger part available for either or both combined.
The larger part of these lands are railway property and these can be
purchased by home-seekers, who will occupy them at once, on the most
liberal terms. Read more...
Sac County Iowa, History of Western Iowa, 1882