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Angus, Iowa
Angus, Iowa is located in Iowa
Angus, Iowa
Angus, Iowa
Location in Iowa
Country United States
State Iowa
County Boone
1,024 ft (312 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 515
GNIS feature ID 454191

Angus is an unincorporated community in Boone County, in the U.S. state of Iowa.


Angus was originally named "Coaltown", and under the latter name was established as a coal mining community in the 1870s. A post office called Coaltown was established in 1879, the name was changed to Angus in 1881, and the post office closed in the 1950s. The present name "Angus" is after a railroad official.

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