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The location of Agency

Welcome to Agency ...

The city of Agency is located in Wapello County.

The location of Agency has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Agency has a population of 636 people<2> (see below for details).

Agency is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Agency lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Agency is within the boundaries of the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Agency: 52530<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Agency had a population of 638 people. This makes Agency the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Agency represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 401st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 638 people, the population of Agency increased 2.57% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 622 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Agency had an population of 636 people. This is a decrease of 0.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Agency ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Agency and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Batavia   [Map]   559   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Blakesburg   [Map]   288   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bloomfield   [Map]   2,676   S   18 miles [29 km]
Eldon   [Map]   915   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,420   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fremont   [Map]   727   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Agency ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Agency - they are located in Missouri, Montana and Oregon.

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

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 Agency. 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 Agency. 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 Agency.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Agency ...

Looking for more information about Agency? 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 Agency, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Agency.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Agency. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Agency.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Agency - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Agency). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Agency or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Agency) 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 Agency. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Agency

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Agency. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9968, Longitude: -92.3072     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Agency have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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