Voorhies, Iowa

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Voohries, Iowa
Unincorporated community
Voohries, Iowa is located in Iowa
Voohries, Iowa
Voohries, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 42°20′9″N 92°28′58″W / 42.33583°N 92.48278°W / 42.33583; -92.48278Coordinates: 42°20′9″N 92°28′58″W / 42.33583°N 92.48278°W / 42.33583; -92.48278
Country United States
State Iowa
County Black Hawk
Elevation 1,001 ft (305 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 50643
Area code(s) 319

Voorhies, Iowa is an unincorporated community in Lincoln Township, Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States.

Voorhies is located in the most southwestern portion of Black Hawk County at 42°20′09″N 92°28′58″E / 42.3358204°N 92.4826908°E / 42.3358204; 92.4826908[1] approximately 6 miles southwest of Hudson and 7 miles east of Reinbeck.

Voorhies was platted on June 17, 1900, shortly after the Chicago and Northwestern Railway reached its location.[2]:238

There are two businesses currently in Voorhies - a grain elevator, the Voorhies Grain Company and Raincap Industries, an American made company that does business all over the world.[3] However, in 1904 in addition to the Northern Grain Company[2]:665 Voohries had a cooperative telephone association[2]:698 and creamery.[2]:678


  1. ^ "United States Geological Survey". GNIS Database. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d Isaiah Van Metre, ed. (1904). History of Black Hawk County (PDF). Chicago, Illinois: Biographical Publishing Company. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Voohries Grain Company Inc". Retrieved 2 September 2013. 

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