The New International Encyclopædia/Missouri Valley
MISSOURI VALLEY. A city in Harrison County, Iowa, 21 miles north of Council Bluffs, on the Chicago and Northwestern, the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley, and the Sioux City and Pacific railroads (Map: Iowa, B 3). It has a public library of about 1900 volumes, and the fair grounds of the County Agricultural Society. The industrial interests are represented by extensive railroad machine shops, stock yards, and manufactories of flour, machine-shop products, bricks, coffins, creamery products, etc. The water-works are owned and operated by the municipality. Population, in 1890, 2797; in 1900, 4010.