Kesley, Iowa

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Kesley, Iowa
Unincorporated community
Kesley, Iowa is located in Iowa
Kesley, Iowa
Kesley, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 42°39′45″N 92°54′37″W / 42.66250°N 92.91028°W / 42.66250; -92.91028Coordinates: 42°39′45″N 92°54′37″W / 42.66250°N 92.91028°W / 42.66250; -92.91028
Country United States
State Iowa
County Butler
Elevation 1,001 ft (305 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50649
GNIS feature ID 458060

Kesley is an unincorporated community in southwestern Butler County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads southwest of the city of Allison, the county seat of Butler County.[1] Its elevation is 1,001 feet (305 m).[2] Although Kesley is unincorporated, it has a post office with the ZIP code of 50649.[3]

History[edit]

A post office has been in operation in Kesley since 1900.[4] The community was named for Kesley Green, a local farmer.[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: Kesley, Iowa
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "Butler County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  5. ^ 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. 89.