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Lakonta, Iowa
Lakonta, Iowa is located in Iowa
Lakonta, Iowa
Lakonta, Iowa
Location in Iowa
Country United States
State Iowa
County Mahaska
728 ft (222 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 641
GNIS feature ID 464609

Lakonta is an unincorporated community in Mahaska County, in the U.S. state of Iowa.


Lakonta was platted in 1900. The name Lakonta is of Native American origin meaning "blacksmith". A post office was established as Lakonta in 1900, renamed Truax in 1926, and the post office closed in 1934.

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