CLARENDON. Listed in the U. S. Postal Guide of 1885 as a post office in Ida County, but not found on the maps of that period.
CORNELIA. A post office in the 1880's in central part of Battle Township.
DRESSER. Listed in the >U. S. Postal Guide of 1897 as a post office in Ida County, but not found on the maps of that period.
IDA. The pioneer name of the present city of Ida Grove. The post office was Ida from 1859 to 1878.
SILVER CREEK. In section 18, Silver Creek Township. Post office, 1875.
WILLOW DALE. The pioneer name of the present town of Battle Creek. Willow Dale was the post office from 1871 to 1875
Ida County was named after Ida Smith
The first white child born
in what is now called Ida Grove.
Established January 15, 1851
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