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Avery, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Monroe County
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)

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

History

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.

Coordinates: 41°03′55″N 92°42′52″W / 41.06528°N 92.71444°W / 41.06528; -92.71444

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