Langworthy, Iowa

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Langworthy, Iowa
Langworthy is located in Iowa
Langworthy
Langworthy
Langworthy is located in the US
Langworthy
Langworthy
Coordinates: 42°11′28″N 91°13′27″W / 42.19111°N 91.22417°W / 42.19111; -91.22417Coordinates: 42°11′28″N 91°13′27″W / 42.19111°N 91.22417°W / 42.19111; -91.22417
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyJones
Elevation
860 ft (260 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID458223

Langworthy is an unincorporated community in north-central Jones County, Iowa, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 151 north of the city of Anamosa, the county seat of Jones County.[1] Its elevation is 860 feet (262 m).[2]

History[edit]

Langworthy was platted in 1858 by Col. W. T. Shaw.[3]

Langworthy's post office was established on 25 January 1875 and discontinued on 18 January 1974, at which time it was attached to the Monticello post office.[4] Although its post office is gone, Langworthy retains its own ZIP Code, 52252.[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: Langworthy, Iowa
  3. ^ Corbit, Robert McClain (1910). History of Jones County, Iowa: Past and Present, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 624.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Langworthy Post Office
  5. ^ Zip Code Lookup