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Welcome to Ainsworth ...

The city of Ainsworth is located in Washington County<1>.


The location of Ainsworth has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Ainsworth, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1862.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ainsworth has a population of 579 people<3> (see below for details).

Ainsworth is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Ainsworth: (319)

The ZIP code for Ainsworth: 52201<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ainsworth had an population of 579 people. This is an increase of 2.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ainsworth had a population of 567 people. This makes Ainsworth the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Ainsworth represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 422nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 567 people, the population of Ainsworth increased 8.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 524 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ainsworth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Ainsworth - they are located in Indiana, Kansas (2), Mississippi, Nebraska, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Ainsworth ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ainsworth.

  • Washington
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Kalona
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kalona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalona
    • Kalona is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,560 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalona <6>
  • Columbus Junction
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus Junction
    • Columbus Junction is located in Louisa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,810 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus Junction <6>
  • Wellman
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellman
    • Wellman is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,401 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellman <6>
  • Lone Tree
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Tree
    • Lone Tree is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,384 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lone Tree <6>
  • Winfield
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Riverside
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Wayland
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayland
    • Wayland is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wayland <6>
  • Hills
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hills
    • Hills is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hills <6>
  • Brighton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ainsworth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ainsworth.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ainsworth. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ainsworth.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ainsworth. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ainsworth.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ainsworth ...

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

Adding Ainsworth to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ainsworth in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ainsworth was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Ainsworth post office opened in 1862.

We also found Ainsworth in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ainsworth.

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ainsworth.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ainsworth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Ainsworth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ainsworth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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