Prole, Iowa

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Prole, Iowa
Prole, Iowa is located in Iowa
Prole, Iowa
Prole, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 41°24′33″N 93°43′38″W / 41.40917°N 93.72722°W / 41.40917; -93.72722Coordinates: 41°24′33″N 93°43′38″W / 41.40917°N 93.72722°W / 41.40917; -93.72722
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyWarren
Elevation
978 ft (298 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
50229
Area code(s)515
GNIS feature ID460458[1]

Prole /prɔɪ/ is an unincorporated community in northwestern Warren County, Iowa, United States. It lies along Iowa Highway 28 northwest of the city of Indianola, the county seat of Warren County.[2] Its elevation is 978 feet (298 m).[1] Although Prole is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 50229.[3]

History[edit]

Prole was laid out in 1884.[4] A post office has been in operation in Prole since 25 September 1884.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Prole, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 38.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Martin, W. C. (1908). History of Warren County, Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1908... ; with Biographical Sketches of Some Prominent Citizens of the County. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 315.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Prole Post Office