River Junction, Iowa

River Junction is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Iowa, United States.[1]

River Junction, Iowa
Unincorporated community
River Junction is located in Iowa
River Junction
River Junction
River Junction is located in the United States
River Junction
River Junction
Coordinates: 41°29′26″N 91°29′49″W / 41.49056°N 91.49694°W / 41.49056; -91.49694Coordinates: 41°29′26″N 91°29′49″W / 41.49056°N 91.49694°W / 41.49056; -91.49694
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyJohnson
Elevation
650 ft (200 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)319
GNIS feature ID460649[1]

HistoryEdit

The community was named after its location at the confluence of the English and Iowa Rivers. River Junction was founded in 1873.[2] Its population was 42 in 1902.[3]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b "River Junction, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Aurner, Clarence Ray (1912). Leading Events in Johnson County, Iowa, History, Volume 1. Western Historical Press. p. 168.
  3. ^ Cram's Modern Atlas: The New Unrivaled New Census Edition. J. R. Gray & Company. 1902. pp. 203–207.