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Long Point, Iowa

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Long Point, Iowa
Long Point, Iowa
Long Point, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°56′43″N 92°29′02″W / 41.94528°N 92.48389°W / 41.94528; -92.48389Coordinates: 41°56′43″N 92°29′02″W / 41.94528°N 92.48389°W / 41.94528; -92.48389
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyTama
Elevation
804 ft (245 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)641
GNIS feature ID464627[1]

Long Point is an unincorporated community in Tama County, in the U.S. state of Iowa.[1]

History

A post office was established at Long Point in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1920.[2][3] The community was named from a long point on the nearby Iowa River.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Long Point, Iowa
  2. ^ "Tama County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Long Point Post Office (historical)
  4. ^ 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. 95.


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