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Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs, a city of Iowa, the capital of Pottawattamie county, lies soene three miles east of the Missouri river, and 317 miles west of Davenport. The chief manufactures are carriages, paper, iron, and agricultural implements. It is an important railway station, two lines from Chicago converging here to meet the Union Pacific railway at Omaha, on the opposite side of the Missouri.