Alpha, Iowa
Alpha is an unincorporated community in Fayette County
Fayette County, Iowa
-2010 census:The 2010 census recorded a population of 20,880 in the county, with a population density of . There were 9,558 housing units, of which 8,634 were occupied.-2000 census:...

, Iowa
Iowa is a state located in the Midwestern United States, an area often referred to as the "American Heartland". It derives its name from the Ioway people, one of the many American Indian tribes that occupied the state at the time of European exploration. Iowa was a part of the French colony of New...

, United States
United States
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. It is located on Johnsons Mill Road near County Road V68, three miles south of Waucoma
Waucoma, Iowa
Waucoma is a city in Fayette County, Iowa, United States. The population was 299 at the 2000 census.-Geography:Waucoma is located at on the Little Turkey River....

, at 42.995718N, -92.047995W, where Johnsons Mill Road crosses Crane Creek.


Alpha was founded in May 1871. It was named Alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet, because it was the first community on Crane Creek.
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