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Aladdin, Iowa

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Census Data for Aladdin ...

Although we found mention of Aladdin during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Aladdin. If you can help us locate Aladdin, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Aladdin has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Aladdin, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

Black Hawk County ...

Aladdin is located in Black Hawk County<2>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Black Hawk County.

Miscellaneous Information for Aladdin ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Black Hawk County or the community of Aladdin:

  • The FIPS Codes ...
    • An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
    • State Code: 19 (Iowa)
    • County Code: 013 (Black Hawk County)
    • Place Code: 00820 (Aladdin)
    • State & County Code: 19/013 (Iowa / Black Hawk County)
    • State & Place Code: 19/00820 (Iowa / Aladdin)
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Aladdin is located in Census Region #2 (the Midwest Region) and Division #4 (the West North-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Aladdin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Black Hawk County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Black Hawk County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Aladdin and then turned east". While Aladdin could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Aladdin as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Aladdin could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Iowa community named Aladdin.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Black Hawk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.






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