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Welcome to Afton ...
The city of Afton is located in Union County.
The location of Afton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Afton has a population of 829 people<2> (see below for details).
Afton is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Afton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Afton is within the (641) area code.
The ZIP code for Afton: 50830<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Afton had a population of 845 people (or 6.74% of the total population of Union County). This makes Afton the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Afton represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 325th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 845 people, the population of Afton decreased 7.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 917 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Afton had an population of 829 people. This is a decrease of 1.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.6% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Afton.
Communities near Afton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Afton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Afton.
Communities Also Named Afton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Afton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Georgia (2), Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Afton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Afton:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Afton ...
Looking for more information about Afton? 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 Afton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Afton.
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2019