Zaneta, Iowa

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

Zaneta is an unincorporated community in Grundy County, Iowa, United States. It is located on County Road D35 west of Hudson, at 42.391686N, -92.551408W.[1]

History[edit]

Zaneta was founded in the 1800s. It was named after Zanesville, Ohio; the "Zane" portion was retained while "ta" was added "for euphony".[2] A Methodist church was built at Zaneta in 1902, moved from North Fork.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ Stennett, William H. (1908). A History Of The Origin Of The Place Names Connected With The Chicago & North Western And Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways, pg 142. ISBN 1-172-47628-4.
  3. ^ Heald, Samuel W. (1902). Minutes of the forty-seventh session of the Upper Iowa Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church Volumes 47-54.

Coordinates: 42°23′37″N 92°33′08″W / 42.39361°N 92.55222°W / 42.39361; -92.55222