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Ione, California

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Welcome to Ione ...

The city of Ione is located in Amador County (at the time of its founding, Ione was located in Calaveras County).

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ione has a population of 7,827 people<1> (see below for details).

Ione was established in 1849 and was incorporated March 23, 1953.

The community of Ione is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ione lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Ione: (209)

The ZIP code for Ione: 95640<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ione had a population of 7,918 people (which is 20.79% of the total population of Amador County). This makes Ione the county's most populous community.

The population of Ione represents 0.02% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 386th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,918 people, the population of Ione increased 11.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,129 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ione had an population of 7,827 people. This is a decrease of 1.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.79% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ione.

Communities near Ione ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ione and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Amador City   [Map]   190   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Camanche Village   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Campo Seco   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Drytown   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,740   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Martell   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ione.

Communities Also Named Ione ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ione - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ione.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ione. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ione. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ione. Our list includes 8 papers, published between 1863 and 1989.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ione:

Websites for Ione ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ione ...

Looking for more information about Ione? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ione, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ione.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Amador County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ione:

The official website for Amador County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ione.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ione - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ione). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ione or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ione) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ione. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ione

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ione. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3525, Longitude: -120.9345     [Map].

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