Rubio, Iowa

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

Rubio is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Iowa, United States. It is located on County Highway G67, three miles northwest of Richland, at 41.221164N, -91.938143W.[1]

History[edit]

Rubio was founded in 1900 when the Milwaukee Railroad was built through the area. Rubio was named after Mexican statesman Pascual Ortiz Rubio,[2] who would later become the president of Mexico.

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

Coordinates: 41°13′16″N 91°56′16″W / 41.22111°N 91.93778°W / 41.22111; -91.93778