Waverly Public Library
Carnegie Grant Information
1CCNYR, reel 33.
Town & County
Twelfth Census of the United States â€” 1900. p. 451.
Waverly is the county seat of Bremer County, which was established on January 15, 1851. Bremer County was named in honor of Frederika Bremer (1801-1865), a Swedish author and poet. In 1853, Waverly became the county seat, three years after it was first settled.
(Source: Pratt, LeRoy G. “The Counties and Courthouses of Iowa.” Mason City, Ia; Klipto Printing & Office Supply Company, 1977, p. 41.)