Waubeek, Iowa

Waubeek is an unincorporated community in Linn County, Iowa, United States. It is located on the Wapsipinicon River on County Road X20 (Whittier Road) north of Whittier and southwest of Prairieburg, at 42.164779N, -91.462265W.[1]

Waubeek, Iowa
Waubeek is located in Iowa
Waubeek
Waubeek
Location in Iowa
Waubeek is located in the United States
Waubeek
Waubeek
Location in the United States
Coordinates: Coordinates: 42°09′57″N 91°27′55″W / 42.16583°N 91.46528°W / 42.16583; -91.46528
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyLinn
TownshipBuffalo
Elevation
837 ft (255 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)319
GNIS feature ID462744

HistoryEdit

An earlier town, named Paddington, was laid out adjacent and to the south of Waubeek in 1855. That area was included with Waubeek, when Waubeek was formally founded on October 28, 1859.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ Savage, Tom (2007). A Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names, p. 230. University Of Iowa Press. ISBN 1-58729-531-8.