Tracy, Iowa

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Tracy, Iowa
Unincorporated community
Tracy, Iowa is located in Iowa
Tracy, Iowa
Tracy, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 41°16′35″N 92°52′32″W / 41.27639°N 92.87556°W / 41.27639; -92.87556Coordinates: 41°16′35″N 92°52′32″W / 41.27639°N 92.87556°W / 41.27639; -92.87556
Country United States
State Iowa
County Marion
Elevation 784 ft (239 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50256
GNIS feature ID 463551

Tracy is an unincorporated community in eastern Marion County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads east of the city of Knoxville, the county seat of Marion County.[1] Its elevation is 784 feet (239 m).[2] Although Tracy is unincorporated, it has a post office with the ZIP code of 50256,[3] which opened on 31 January 1876.[4] Tracy was laid out in October 1875 by Capt. Alexander F. Tracy and S. Merrill.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 39.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tracy, Iowa
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tracy Post Office
  5. ^ Dilts, Harold E. (1993) From Ackley to Zwingle: The Origin of Iowa Place Names, p. 181, p. 228. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, ISBN 0-8138-0837-5