New York, Iowa

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.

New York, Iowa
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; -93.26000Coordinates: 40°51′06″N 93°15′36″W / 40.85167°N 93.26000°W / 40.85167; -93.26000
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyWayne
Elevation
1,056 ft (322 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)641
GNIS feature ID459496[1]

HistoryEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  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.