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Alpha, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Fayette County
Elevation
317 m (1,040 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52171
Area code(s) 563
GNIS feature ID 454149

Alpha is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, Iowa, United States. It is located on Johnsons Mill Road near County Road V68, three miles south of Waucoma, at 42.995718N, -92.047995W, where Johnsons Mill Road crosses Crane Creek.

History

Alpha was founded in May 1871. It was named Alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet, because it was the first community on Crane Creek.

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