Whittier, Iowa

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Whittier, Iowa
Whittier, Iowa is located in Iowa
Whittier, Iowa
Whittier, Iowa
Location of Whittier, Iowa
Whittier, Iowa is located in the United States
Whittier, Iowa
Whittier, Iowa
Whittier, Iowa (the United States)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 42°05′41″N 91°27′46″W / 42.09472°N 91.46278°W / 42.09472; -91.46278
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyLinn County
Elevation
279 m (915 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)319
GNIS feature ID463015

Whittier is an unincorporated community in Linn County, Iowa, United States. It is located at the intersections of County Roads X20 and E34 south of Waubeek and west of Viola, at 42.092976N, -91.462973W.[1]

History[edit]

Whittier was founded as a Quaker community, and was named after Quaker poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier. The Whittier Friends Meeting House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.