Kossuth County is located in north central Iowa, being bordered by Minnesota on the north and in. the fifth tier of counties east of the South Dakota line. Its location is shown in the accompanying map. It is entirely in the Wisconsin drift soil area; hence the soils of the county are all of glacial origin.
Stevenson, W. H. and Brown, P. E., "Soil Survey of Iowa, Report No. 64—Kossuth County Soils" (1930). Soil Survey Reports. 56.