About This Place
Zearing is a city in Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 617 at the 2000 census.
Zearing was formed out of Lincoln Township, being founded on October 17, 1881 and incorporated on February 6, 1883. It was named for William Mitchell Zearing, a judge from Chicago who donated a bell to the first church in the community.
The city celebrates Zearing Days Celebration festival during the last weekend in July.