ATLANTIC, a city and the county-seat of Cass county, Iowa,
U.S.A., on East Nishnabatna river, about 80 m. W. by S. of
Des Moines. Pop. (1890) 4351; (1900) 5046; (1905, state
census) 5180 (625 foreign-born); (1910) 4560. It is served by
the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific railway, and by an inter-urban
electric line connecting with Elkhorn and Kimballton,
and is the trade centre of a fine agricultural country; among
its manufactures are machine-shop products, canned corn, flour,
umbrellas, drugs and bricks. The municipality owns the water-works
and electric-lighting plant. Atlantic was chartered as
a city in 1869.
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