Orson, Iowa facts for kids

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Orson is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, in the U.S. state of Iowa.

History

Orson was laid out in 1899 when the railroad was extended to that point. The community was named for Orson Pratt, a Mormon leader. A post office was established at Orson in 1900, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1957.

Coordinates: 41°46′46″N 95°59′00″W / 41.77944°N 95.9833333°W / 41.77944; -95.9833333


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