Beloit is an unincorporated community in Lyon County, Iowa, United States.[1]

Beloit, Iowa
Beloit, Iowa is located in Iowa
Beloit, Iowa
Beloit, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°16′53″N 96°34′30″W / 43.28139°N 96.57500°W / 43.28139; -96.57500Coordinates: 43°16′53″N 96°34′30″W / 43.28139°N 96.57500°W / 43.28139; -96.57500
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyLyon
Elevation
1,243 ft (379 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)712
GNIS feature ID454505[1]

GeographyEdit

Beloit is located on the banks of the Big Sioux River in northwestern Iowa just across the river from Canton, South Dakota. U.S. Route 18 is just one mile to the north in Canton.

HistoryEdit

Originally served by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad from 1881 until 1980, Beloit is currently served by the D&I Railroad. Beloit was home to Augustana College in 1881, but was then moved into Canton in 1888.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Beloit, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.