Hinkletown

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Hinkletown

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Central (CST) (UTC-6)

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Hinkletown was founded in 1858 by Harmon Hinkle who moved from Richmond Iowa.

Remains:

By 1863 there was a post office, a black smith shop, a schoolhouse, and two lodges. In 1872 the rail road bypassed the town to the south and many residents moved to the new town of Keota Iowa. Then in 1879 a rail road bypassed Hinkletown despite the argument of the towns people to bring it to Hinkletown.

Established:

1858

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Current Status:

The remaining residents soon moved to Kinross Iowa, Parnell Iowa, and Green valley. At one time Hinkletown was called Foote

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