Rubio, Iowa

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Rubio, Iowa
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyWashington County
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Rubio is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Iowa, United States. It is located on County Highway G67, three miles northwest of Richland, at 41.221164N, -91.938143W.[1]


Rubio was founded in 1900 when the Milwaukee Railroad was built through the area. Rubio was named after Mexican statesman Pascual Ortiz Rubio,[2] who would later become the president of Mexico.


The Pekin Community School District serves Rubio.[3]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ Savage, Tom (2007). A Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names, p. 197. University Of Iowa Press. ISBN 1-58729-531-8.
  3. ^ "Welcome from the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. David Harper." Pekin Community Schools. Retrieved on June 20, 2018.

Coordinates: 41°13′16″N 91°56′16″W / 41.22111°N 91.93778°W / 41.22111; -91.93778