Troy Mills, Iowa

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Troy Mills, Iowa
Troy Mills, Iowa is located in Iowa
Troy Mills, Iowa
Troy Mills, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 42°17′24″N 91°40′57″W / 42.29000°N 91.68250°W / 42.29000; -91.68250Coordinates: 42°17′24″N 91°40′57″W / 42.29000°N 91.68250°W / 42.29000; -91.68250
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyLinn
Elevation
869 ft (265 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
52344
GNIS feature ID462343[1]

Troy Mills is an unincorporated community in northern Linn County, Iowa, United States. It lies along local roads north of the city of Cedar Rapids, the county seat of Linn County.[2] Its elevation is 869 feet (265 m).[1] Although Troy Mills is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 52344,[3] which opened on 10 June 1867,[4] and a full volunteer fire department.

History[edit]

Troy Mills was laid out in 1870. A gristmill and sawmill had existed there previously.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Troy Mills, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 39.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Troy Mills Post Office
  5. ^ The History of Linn County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 601.