Dewar, Iowa

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Dewar, Iowa
Dewar, Iowa is located in Iowa
Dewar, Iowa
Dewar, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 42°31′32″N 92°13′9″W / 42.52556°N 92.21917°W / 42.52556; -92.21917Coordinates: 42°31′32″N 92°13′9″W / 42.52556°N 92.21917°W / 42.52556; -92.21917
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyBlack Hawk
Elevation
889 ft (271 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
50623
Area code(s)319
GNIS feature ID455900

Dewar is an unincorporated community in eastern Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads northeast of the city of Waterloo, the county seat of Black Hawk County.[1] Its elevation is 889 feet (271 m).[2] Although Dewar is unincorporated, it has a post office with the ZIP code of 50623,[3] which opened on 25 October 1887.[4]

Dewar (formerly known as Emert) was platted in 1888.[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: Dewar, Iowa
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dewar Post Office
  5. ^ Hartman, John C. (1915). History of Black Hawk County, Iowa, and Its People, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 307.