Voorhies, Iowa

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Voorhies, Iowa
Voorhies, Iowa is located in Iowa
Voorhies, Iowa
Voorhies, 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
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyBlack Hawk
Elevation
1,001 ft (305 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
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.[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

References[edit]

  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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