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New York, Iowa
Unincorporated community
New York, Iowa is located in Iowa
New York, Iowa
New York, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°51′06″N 93°15′36″W / 40.85167°N 93.26000°W / 40.85167; -93.26000
NEW YORK IOWA Latitude and Longitude:

40°51′06″N 93°15′36″W / 40.85167°N 93.26000°W / 40.85167; -93.26000
Country United States
State Iowa
County Wayne
Elevation 1,056 ft (322 m)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 641
GNIS feature ID 459496 [1]

New York is an unincorporated community in Wayne County, in the U.S. state of Iowa. [1] New York is located at 40°51′06″N 93°15′36″W / 40.85167°N 93.26000°W / 40.85167; -93.26000.

History

A post office called New York was established in 1856, and remained in operation until 1903. [2] The community was named after the state of New York. [3]

References

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New York, Iowa
  2. ^ "Wayne County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Towns named after states". Reading Eagle. Jul 2, 1897. p. 3. Retrieved 14 October 2015.