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Welcome to Albaton ...

Albaton is located in Monona County<1>.

Albaton is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Albaton and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Albaton is located in the (712) area code.

Adding Albaton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Albaton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Albaton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Albaton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Albaton ...

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

  • Sergeant Bluff [Woodbury County]
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    • Sergeant Bluff [Woodbury County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Albaton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,119 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sergeant Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sergeant Bluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sergeant Bluff<5>
  • Onawa [Monona County]
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    • Onawa [Monona County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Albaton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onawa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Onawa<5>
  • Dakota City [Dakota County]
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    • Dakota City [Dakota County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Albaton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dakota City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dakota City<5>
  • Sloan [Woodbury County]
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    • Sloan [Woodbury County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Albaton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 996 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sloan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sloan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sloan<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winnebago [Thurston County]
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      • Winnebago [Thurston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Albaton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnebago have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnebago<5>
    • Walthill [Thurston County]
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      • Walthill [Thurston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Albaton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 836 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walthill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walthill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walthill<5>
    • Lyons [Burt County]
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      • Lyons [Burt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Albaton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 800 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons<5>
    • Whiting [Monona County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiting
      • Whiting [Monona County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Albaton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whiting have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whiting
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiting<5>
    • Homer [Dakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homer
      • Homer [Dakota County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Albaton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 520 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homer<5>
    • Bancroft [Cuming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Cuming County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Albaton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 470 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bancroft<5>

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 Albaton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Albaton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Albaton. 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 Albaton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Albaton. See our Newspapers Page for Albaton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Albaton ...

Looking for more information about Albaton? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Albaton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Albaton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Albaton. 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 Monona, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Albaton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Albaton) 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 Albaton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlbatonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albaton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1854, Longitude: -96.2905    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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