IOWA CENTER

NAME: Iowa Center
COUNTY: Story
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 5
CLIMATE: Snow in winter HOT in summer.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring or Fall
COMMENTS: On SR S27 3 miles N of Maxwell. N41 55.723'W93 24.317'
REMAINS: A couple of old houses.
Once called Goshen. It was laid out in 1855 and reached its peak in about 1881. It's demise started when the railroad went through 3 miles south. A new town, Maxwell, was started and Iowa Center's buildings were moved to Maxwell. There are still signs for "Iowa Center" on S27 north of Maxwell. Submitted by: Jerry Hale
Iowa Center
Courtesy Jerry Hale

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