Malone, Iowa

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Malone, Iowa
Malone, Iowa is located in Iowa
Malone, Iowa
Malone, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: Coordinates: 41°48′49″N 90°26′30″W / 41.81361°N 90.44167°W / 41.81361; -90.44167
CountryUnited States
663 ft (202 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)563
GNIS feature ID1828967

Malone is an unincorporated community in Clinton County, in the U.S. state of Iowa.[1]


Malone was originally called Ramessa, but after a fire, the railroad station was moved and renamed Malone, after Malone, New York.[2] A post office was established as Ramessa in 1857, renamed Malone in 1867; the post office was discontinued in 1922.[3][4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Malone, Iowa
  2. ^ 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. 97.
  3. ^ "Clinton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Malone Post Office (historical)