Page County is located in southwestern Iowa in the second tier of counties east of the Missouri River and it adjoins Missouri on the south. It lies entirely in the Missouri loess soil area and the soils of'the county are therefore mainly of loessial origin.
Stevenson, W. H. and Brown, P. E., "Soil Survey of Iowa, Report No. 41—Page County Soils" (1926). Soil Survey Reports. 36.