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Welcome to Algona ...
The location of Algona has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Algona has a population of 5,468 people<2> (see below for details).
Algona is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Algona lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Algona is within the boundaries of the (515) area code.
The ZIP code for Algona: 50511<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Algona had a population of 5,560 people (or 35.77% of the total population of Kossuth County). This makes Algona the county's most populous community.
The population of Algona represents 0.18% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,560 people, the population of Algona decreased 3.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,741 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Algona had an population of 5,468 people. This is a decrease of 1.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.76% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Algona.
Communities near Algona ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Algona and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Algona.
Communities Also Named Algona ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Algona - they are located in New York and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Algona.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
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Websites for Algona ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algona ...
Looking for more information about Algona? 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 Algona, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Algona.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Algona: www.ci.algona.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019