Bondurant


County: Polk
Class: Incorporated
Founded: 1884
Post Office: 1884-Present
Founded By: Alexander C. Bondurant
Named For: Alexander C. Bondurant
Location: Douglas & Franklin Townships
Incorporated: 1897
Other Associated Names: None
Population: 4,614 (2013)

Berwick


County: Polk
Class: Unincorporated
Founded: 1846
Post Office: 1884-Present
Founded By: Henry Taylor
Named For: Berwick, Maine
Location: Section 8, Delaware Township
Incorporated: No
Other Associated Names: Taylorville
Population: N/A

Avon

County: Polk
Class: Unincorporated
Founded: 1855
Post Office: 1863-1904, 1904-1921
Founded By: Charles Keeney
Named For: Unknown
Location: Section 29, Allen
Incorporated: No
Other Associated Names: Avon Station, Keokuk’s Prairie
Population: N/A

Ankeny


County: Polk
Class: Incorporated
Founded: 1875
Post Office: 1878-Present
Founded By: John F. Ankeny
Named For: John F. Ankeny
Location: Crocker & Douglas Townships
Incorporated: 1903
Other Associated Names: None
Population: 58,627 (2013)

Altoona


County: Polk
Class: Incorporated
Founded: 1868
Post Office: 1868-Present
Founded By: Julian B. Bausman
Named For: Derived from latin “Altus” or “elevated”
Location: Clay & Beaver Townships
Incorporated: 1876
Other Associated Names: Yant’s Siding, Largey Station, Petersburg
Population: 16,105 (2013)

Alleman

County: Polk
Class: Incorporated
Founded: 1890
Post Office: 1890-Present
Founded By: John L. Alleman
Named For: John L. Alleman
Location: Sections 14 & 23, Lincoln Township
Incorporated: 1973
Other Associated Names: None
Population: 438 (2013)

Adelphi


County: Polk
Class: Class C2 Ghost Town
Founded: 1856
Post Office: 1856-1935
Founded By: Valentine Young
Named For: Derived from the Greek word for “brother”
Location: Section 30, Camp Township
Incorporated: No
Other Associated Names: Tamworth
Population: N/A