Post Office 50147 (Lineville, Iowa)

In 1851 a pioneer merchant Alexander Faulkner built a store in the Wayne County community now known as Lineville. Half of the store was in Missouri while half was in Iowa. To adhere to state laws, he Missouri portion of the store sold liquor while the Iowa part of the store sold clothing and groceries. Originally founded as Grand River, the name of Lineville was adapted in 1871.

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