Freeport, Iowa

Freeport is an unincorporated community in northeastern Winneshiek County, Iowa, United States.[1]

Freeport, Iowa
Freeport, Iowa is located in Iowa
Freeport, Iowa
Freeport, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 43°18′08″N 91°44′37″W / 43.30222°N 91.74361°W / 43.30222; -91.74361Coordinates: 43°18′08″N 91°44′37″W / 43.30222°N 91.74361°W / 43.30222; -91.74361
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyWinneshiek
Elevation
846 ft (258 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID456760

HistoryEdit

A post office was established in April 1854, and remained in operation until being discontinued in November 1905.[2]

William H. Strayer (1866-1946), Oregon state senator and lawyer, was born in Freeport.[3]

EducationEdit

The community is within the Decorah Community School District.[4] Decorah High School in Decorah is the designated high school.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Freeport, Iowa
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Freeport Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Sheetz Surname (and Strayer)
  4. ^ "Comprehensive Plan" (PDF). Winneshiek County. December 2016. p. 91. Retrieved 2020-04-06. - (PDF p. 92/512) - Since Decorah CSD and North Winneshiek CSD are now in the same district, unincorporated places from both are included here.