Waubeek, Iowa

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Waubeek, Iowa
unincorporated community
Waubeek, Iowa is located in Iowa
Waubeek, Iowa
Waubeek, Iowa
Location of Waubeek, Iowa
Waubeek, Iowa is located in the US
Waubeek, Iowa
Waubeek, Iowa
Waubeek, Iowa (the US)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 42°09′57″N 91°27′55″W / 42.16583°N 91.46528°W / 42.16583; -91.46528
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Linn County
Elevation 255 m (837 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 319
GNIS feature ID 462744

Waubeek is an unincorporated community in Linn County, Iowa, United States. It is located on the Wapsipinicon River on County Road X20 (Whittier Road) north of Whittier, Iowa and southwest of Prairieburg, at 42.164779N, -91.462265W.[1]

History[edit]

An earlier town, named Paddington was laid out adjacent and to the South of Waubeek in 1855. That area was included with Waubeek, when Waubeek was formally founded on October 28, 1859.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ Savage, Tom (2007). A Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names, p. 230. University Of Iowa Press. ISBN 1-58729-531-8.