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Sending Beautiful Flowers to Knoxville, Iowa

The city is located in Marion County in Iowa and is the county seat of Marion County. The site for the community was chosen because it is close to the geographic center of Marion County and is a good source of timber. The city is about thirty-five miles away from Des Moines in the south-central part of Iowa and was initially occupied by Native Americans of the Fox and Sac tribes. The Fox and Sac tribes signed an agreement to sell their lands in Central Iowa, which brought about the city that was initially called New Purchase, and the first courthouse in Marion was constructed there..

The site in the area was selected by James Montgomery and Joseph Robinson, commissioners from Wapello and Scott County. It was named after General Henry Knox, a survivor and hero of the War and the city's main streets were named after Montgomery and Robinson, the county's commissioners. The city was incorporated by County surveyor Isaac B. Powers and partially by Claiborne Hall. Contractors Lewis M. Pearch and L.C. Corny constructed the first Marion County courthouse. A committee gathered together to construct a railroad for the county and the city. The residents agreed to buy shares in any railroad development that extended into the town. Muscatine, Council Bluffs, and Oskaloosa proposed the Burlington, Rock Island, Chicago, Pacific, and Quincy Railroads.

Coal mining started in the area with the Union Coal Company's mine in Flagler and was one of the most productive in the city. The Oak Hill Company in Flagler was another coal mining industry in the city. J. T James, W. A. Gamble and the White Breast Fuel Company opened a coal mine about eight miles from the courthouse and continued operating until it folded up. Some notable people in the history of Knoxville, Iowa include Jon Thorup, Howard B. Myers, Edward R. Hays, Henry Carroll Simmonds, William Corwin Stuart, William M. Stone, Edward C. Stone, Frank Steunenberg, James Mathews, Joseph P. Graw, Dixie Cornell Gebhardt, James Fee, George Kruck Cherrie, and Robert L. Burns. The Knoxville Community School District serves the residents of Harvey, Knoxville, and the neighboring rural areas, It has its headquarters in the city and the school's athletic team are the Panthers. The Community School District is located in a thriving community in Marion County and includes the beautiful Lake Red Rock and Knoxville Raceway.

Schools in the Community

The school's colors are Gold and Black, and the schools include West Elementary School, Knoxville High School, Northstar Elementary School,  and Middle School. The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum is close to the popular Knoxville Raceway dirt track. Avas Flowers delivers amazing bouquets to all the schools in the community. Kindly visit our website, Avas Flowers for more information.

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Avas Reviews - General
08/23/2017 10:39AM
The arrangement was beautiful and delivered on time. Thank you!
Linda P
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Nearby Hospitals

Get Well Soon & Newborn Baby Floral Arrangements

1002 S Lincoln St

1515 W Pleasant St

Nearby Funeral Homes

Funeral Arrangements, Funeral Sprays, & Fruit Baskets

301 N 2nd St

202 E Washington St

702 E Robinson St

Nearby Assisted Living

Daily Delivery of Floral Arrangements to Nursing Homes

1515 W Pleasant St

1201 W Jackson St

606 N 7th St

Floral Delivery to Schools & Colleges Nearby

    (641) 842-6541
    407 W LARSON
    (641) 842-6527
    1811 W MADISON
    (641) 842-2173
    210 NORTH IOWA
    (641) 842-4533
    102 N LINCOLN
    (641) 842-3315
    306 S PARK LANE DR
    (641) 842-2185

Flower Delivery Nearby

50138, 50197, 50198

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We add tremendous value for our customers through our decades of experience and carefully curated research on capacity, pricing, and local availability. We also leverage our long standing relationships to bring our customers great offerings with the best savings. With that vast knowledge base and buying power, we're capable of navigating localized fulfillment to help our customers get the best possible outcomes for their floral order. Click here to learn more about who we are and what we do.

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Same Day Local Florists Nearby

We contact local florists if need be and check on these abilities if a specific floral delivery need is required. Some of the florists that we may or may not choose for your order are listed below. This is not a complete list nor does it indicate that we recommend, endorse, are affiliated with or we will actually use any of these florists.

  • Flowers Etc
    113 East Main Street
  • Our Town Florist
    101 East Robinson Street

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Recent News

03/27/2014 - Bishop completes basic training

Air Force Airman Kylee M. Bishop graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. [read more]

03/25/2014 - Knoxville representatives on hand for Gebhardt Resolution

Several Knoxville representatives visited the Iowa Statehouse on Monday, as the Iowa House of Representatives passed House Resolution 121, which recognizes March 23-29 as Dixie... [read more]

03/21/2014 - Next week to be declared Dixie Cornell Gebhardt Week

Rep. Greg Heartsill reports that he intends to bring a resolution forth in the House on Monday to declare next week as "Dixie Cornell Gebhardt Week" in the State of... [read more]

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What our customers say:

The person I called to take my order was very knowledgeable and helpful. The recipients told me the arrangement arrived on time and undamaged. They further told me that the arrangement was very beautiful and that someone in the family took it home as a long term remembrance which was my goal in ordering this item.. - Gary S

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