Sexton, Iowa

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Sexton, Iowa
Lost town
Sexton elevator
Sexton elevator
Sexton, Iowa is located in Iowa
Sexton, Iowa
Sexton, Iowa
Sexton's position in Iowa.
Coordinates: 43°04′58″N 94°05′21″W / 43.08278°N 94.08917°W / 43.08278; -94.08917Coordinates: 43°04′58″N 94°05′21″W / 43.08278°N 94.08917°W / 43.08278; -94.08917
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Kossuth
Post Office opened August 20, 1888
Elevation 370 m (1,220 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 461516[1]

Sexton, Iowa was a city in Irvington Township, Kossuth County, Iowa, United States. It is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 18 and Kossuth CR P60.

Sexton was platted in 1889.[2] The town contained a post office from August 1888 until May 1974.[3]

Today[edit]

A few houses, a Racer's Bar and Grill and the Sexton elevator are all that remain of Sexton. There is now a census-designated place named Sexton used by the United States Census Bureau to count the remaining residents.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Sexton." USGS. URL Retrieved June 26, 2010.
  2. ^ Reed, Benjamin F. (1913). History of Kossuth County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 589. 
  3. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Sexton Post Office (historical)." USGS. URL Retrieved June 26, 2010.