State and county fairs have existed in Iowa since the mid-1800s. Iowa’s State Fair was first held on October 25 to 27, 1854 in Fairfield, Iowa, and county fairs existed before that. As of 2014, there were 106 state, county, and regional fairs in Iowa.

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