Gaza, Iowa

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Gaza, Iowa
Gaza, Iowa is located in Iowa
Gaza, Iowa
Gaza, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°01′13″N 95°34′48″W / 43.02028°N 95.58000°W / 43.02028; -95.58000Coordinates: 43°01′13″N 95°34′48″W / 43.02028°N 95.58000°W / 43.02028; -95.58000
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyO'Brien
Elevation
1,496 ft (456 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)712
GNIS feature ID456864[1]

Gaza is an unincorporated community in O'Brien County, Iowa, in the United States. Gaza is located at 43°01′13″N 95°34′48″W / 43.02028°N 95.58000°W / 43.02028; -95.58000.

History[edit]

Gaza had its start in the year 1888 by the building of the Illinois Central Railroad through that territory. It was named after Gaza, in the Middle East.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gaza". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Past and Present of O'Brien and Osceola Counties, Iowa, Volume 1. B. F. Bowen. 1914. p. 424.