Egan, Iowa

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Egan, Iowa
Egan, Iowa is located in Iowa
Egan, Iowa
Egan, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°09′24″N 91°17′22″W / 43.15667°N 91.28944°W / 43.15667; -91.28944Coordinates: 43°09′24″N 91°17′22″W / 43.15667°N 91.28944°W / 43.15667; -91.28944
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyAllamakee
Elevation
1,138 ft (347 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)563
GNIS feature ID464531[1]

Egan is an unincorporated community in Allamakee County, Iowa, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established in Egan in 1900, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[2] It was named for the first postmaster, James Egan.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Egan, Iowa
  2. ^ "Allamakee County". Iowa Ghost Towns. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  3. ^ Ellery M. Hancock (1913). Past and Present of Allamakee County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement. S. J. Clarke publishing Company. p. 271.