Rock Branch, Iowa

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Rock Branch, Iowa
Rock Branch, Iowa is located in Iowa
Rock Branch, Iowa
Rock Branch, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°28′30″N 95°55′05″W / 42.4750°N 95.9181°W / 42.4750; -95.9181Coordinates: 42°28′30″N 95°55′05″W / 42.4750°N 95.9181°W / 42.4750; -95.9181
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyWoodbury
Elevation
1,430 ft (440 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)712
GNIS feature ID466265[1]

Rock Branch is an unincorporated community in Woodbury County, in the U.S. state of Iowa.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Rock Branch in 1872, and remained in operation until 1904.[2] The community took its name from Rock Creek.[3] Little remains of the original community.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rock Branch, Iowa
  2. ^ "Woodbury County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  3. ^ a b "A tribute to those little places from the past that are no more: like Odd, Dodds, Wolfdale, Lozier". Moville Record. Oct 16, 2003. p. 1. Retrieved 3 November 2015.