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Avery, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Monroe County
276 m (906 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID 454289

Avery is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Iowa, United States. It is located at the intersection of County Road H27 and 700th Avenue, six miles (9.7 km) northeast of Albia, at 41.063413N, -92.716236W.


Avery was founded in 1868 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was constructed through the area. It was originally named Coffman, after the owner of the townsite. The name was later changed to Avery, after nearby Avery Creek.

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