Volney, Iowa

Volney is an unincorporated community in Allamakee County, Iowa, United States.[1]

Volney, Iowa
Volney, Iowa is located in Iowa
Volney, Iowa
Volney, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°07′50″N 91°22′25″W / 43.13056°N 91.37361°W / 43.13056; -91.37361Coordinates: 43°07′50″N 91°22′25″W / 43.13056°N 91.37361°W / 43.13056; -91.37361
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyAllamakee
Elevation
787 ft (240 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)563
GNIS feature ID462592[1]

HistoryEdit

 
Volney in Allamakee County, Iowa, in 1903

Volney was platted in 1856.[2] By the 1870s, Volney contained gristmills, a sawmill, and a cooperage business.[3] Volney's population was 60 in 1902,[4] and 99 in 1925.[5]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Volney, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Alexander, W. E. (1882). History of Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties, Iowa. Western Publishing Company. pp. 399.
  3. ^ Hancock, Ellery M. (1913). Past and Present of Allamakee County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke publishing Company. p. 241.
  4. ^ Cram's Modern Atlas: The New Unrivaled New Census Edition. J. R. Gray & Company. 1902. pp. 203–207.
  5. ^ Company, Rand McNally and (1925). Premier Atlas of the World: Containing Maps of All Countries of the World, with the Most Recent Boundary Decisions, and Maps of All the States, Territories, and Possessions of the United States with Population Figures from the Latest Official Census Reports, Also Data of Interest Concerning International and Domestic Political Questions. Rand McNally & Company. p. 190.
  6. ^ Data base
  7. ^ Coe I. Crawford