Allendorf, Iowa

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Allendorf, Iowa
unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Osceola County
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Allendorf is an unincorporated community in Osceola County, Iowa, United States. It is located on Highway 59, five miles east of Sibley, at 43.413270N, -95.64318W,[1] adjacent to the Johnson Wilderness Area.

History[edit]

Allendorf was founded in 1895, possibly named after a town named Allendorf in Germany; the town was originally named Oliver.[2]

References[edit]

  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. 22. University Of Iowa Press. ISBN 1-58729-531-8.

Coordinates: 43°24′53″N 95°38′36″W / 43.41472°N 95.64333°W / 43.41472; -95.64333