Kingston, Iowa

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Kingston, Iowa
Streetside in Kingston
Streetside in Kingston
Kingston is located in Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 40°58′36″N 91°2′26″W / 40.97667°N 91.04056°W / 40.97667; -91.04056Coordinates: 40°58′36″N 91°2′26″W / 40.97667°N 91.04056°W / 40.97667; -91.04056
CountryUnited States
CountyDes Moines
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)319

Kingston is an unincorporated community in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States. It is part of the Burlington, IA–IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. Kingston is located along State Highway 99 about 15 miles north of Burlington.[1] It is known for its Late Prehistoric Kingston Oneota Site[2] and it is close to the Malchow Mounds State Preserve and the grave of Taimah.

Kingston was named for its founder, W. King.[3]


  1. ^ Iowa Department of Transportation (2008): Iowa Transportation Map. Ames: Iowa Department of Transportation.
  2. ^ Straffin,Dean (1971):The Kingston Oneota Site. Iowa City: University of Iowa.
  3. ^ The History of Des Moines County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1879. p. 615.