Allendorf, Iowa

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Allendorf, Iowa
Unincorporated Community
Allendorf, Iowa is located in Iowa
Allendorf, Iowa
Allendorf, Iowa
Allendorf, Iowa is located in the US
Allendorf, Iowa
Allendorf, Iowa
Location of Allendorf, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°24′53″N 95°38′36″W / 43.4146902°N 95.6433454°W / 43.4146902; -95.6433454Coordinates: 43°24′53″N 95°38′36″W / 43.4146902°N 95.6433454°W / 43.4146902; -95.6433454
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Osceola County
Elevation 487 m (1,598 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip code 51354
Area code(s) 712
GNIS feature ID 454138

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.