Ion, Iowa

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Ion, Iowa
Ion, Iowa is located in Iowa
Ion, Iowa
Ion, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°06′46″N 91°15′43″W / 43.11278°N 91.26194°W / 43.11278; -91.26194Coordinates: 43°06′46″N 91°15′43″W / 43.11278°N 91.26194°W / 43.11278; -91.26194
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyAllamakee
Elevation
679 ft (207 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)563
GNIS feature ID464590[1]

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

History[edit]

Ion was platted in 1855.[2] Ion was named after a character in a novel a settler had recently read.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ion, Iowa
  2. ^ W. E. Alexander (1882). History of Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties, Iowa. Western Publishing Company. p. 398.
  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.