Bryant, Iowa

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Bryant, Iowa
Bryant, Iowa is located in Iowa
Bryant, Iowa
Bryant, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 41°57′48″N 90°19′48″W / 41.96333°N 90.33000°W / 41.96333; -90.33000Coordinates: 41°57′48″N 90°19′48″W / 41.96333°N 90.33000°W / 41.96333; -90.33000
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyClinton
Elevation
804 ft (245 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
52727
GNIS feature ID454902[1]

Bryant is an unincorporated community in northeastern Clinton County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads northwest of the city of Clinton, the county seat of Clinton County.[2] Its elevation is 804 feet (245 m).[1] Although Bryant is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 52727,[3] which opened as Ten Mile House on 25 August 1870 and changed its name to Bryant on 15 March 1871.[4]

History[edit]

Bryant was platted in 1871.[5] It was named for William Cullen Bryant, a New York newspaper editor.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bryant, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 39.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived June 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bryant Post Office
  5. ^ Wolfe, Patrick B. (1911). Wolfe's History of Clinton County, Iowa, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. p. 257.
  6. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 48.