Oran, Iowa

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Oran, Iowa
Unincorporated community
Oran is located in Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 42°42′5″N 92°4′29″W / 42.70139°N 92.07472°W / 42.70139; -92.07472Coordinates: 42°42′5″N 92°4′29″W / 42.70139°N 92.07472°W / 42.70139; -92.07472
Country United States
State Iowa
County Fayette
Elevation 1,043 ft (318 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 50664
GNIS feature ID 459879

Oran is an unincorporated community in southwestern Fayette County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads southwest of the city of West Union, the county seat of Fayette County, and west of the city of Oelwein, the largest city in Fayette County.[1] Its elevation is 1,043 feet (318 m).[2] Although Oran is unincorporated, it has a post office with the ZIP code of 50664.[3]


Oran is a part of the Wapsie Valley School District. The district's junior high school was located in Oran from 1961 until 1999, when it was closed due to a low budget.[citation needed]