Volney, Iowa

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Volney, Iowa
Volney, Iowa is located in Iowa
Volney, Iowa
Volney, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°07′50″N 91°22′25″W / 43.13056°N 91.37361°W / 43.13056; -91.37361Coordinates: 43°07′50″N 91°22′25″W / 43.13056°N 91.37361°W / 43.13056; -91.37361
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyAllamakee
Elevation
787 ft (240 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)563
GNIS feature ID462592[1]

Volney is an unincorporated community in Allamakee County, Iowa, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Volney was platted in 1856.[2] By the 1870s, Volney contained gristmills, a sawmill, and a cooperage business.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Volney, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Alexander, W. E. (1882). History of Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties, Iowa. Western Publishing Company. p. 399.
  3. ^ Hancock, Ellery M. (1913). Past and Present of Allamakee County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke publishing Company. p. 241.
  4. ^ Data base
  5. ^ Coe I. Crawford