Zaneta, Iowa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Zaneta, Iowa
Zaneta, Iowa is located in Iowa
Zaneta, Iowa
Zaneta, Iowa
Location of Zaneta, Iowa
Zaneta, Iowa is located in the US
Zaneta, Iowa
Zaneta, Iowa
Zaneta, Iowa (the US)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 42°23′37″N 92°33′08″W / 42.39361°N 92.55222°W / 42.39361; -92.55222
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyGrundy County
Elevation
277 m (909 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID464812

Zaneta is an unincorporated community in Grundy County, Iowa, United States. It is located on County Road D35 west of Hudson, at 42.391686N, -92.551408W.[1]

History[edit]

Zaneta was founded in the 1800s. It was named after Zanesville, Ohio; the "Zane" portion was retained while "ta" was added "for euphony".[2] A Methodist church was built at Zaneta in 1902, moved from North Fork.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 142.
  3. ^ Heald, Samuel W. (1902). Minutes of the forty-seventh session of the Upper Iowa Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church Volumes 47-54.