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Welcome to Ambrose ...

Ambrose is located in Iowa County<1>.

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

Ambrose is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ambrose is located in the (319) area code.

Communities Also Named Ambrose ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ambrose - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Ambrose ...

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

  • Williamsburg [Iowa County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg [Iowa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Ambrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,164 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<5>
  • Sigourney [Keokuk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sigourney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sigourney
    • Sigourney [Keokuk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Ambrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,017 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigourney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sigourney<5>
  • Montezuma [Poweshiek County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montezuma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montezuma
    • Montezuma [Poweshiek County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Ambrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,412 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montezuma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montezuma<5>
  • Brooklyn [Poweshiek County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooklyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooklyn
    • Brooklyn [Poweshiek County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Ambrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,400 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooklyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooklyn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North English [Iowa County]
    • Keota [Keokuk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keota
      • Keota [Keokuk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Ambrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 971 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keota<5>
    • Victor [Iowa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victor
      • Victor [Iowa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Ambrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 868 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Victor<5>
    • What Cheer [Keokuk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for What Cheer
      • What Cheer [Keokuk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Ambrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 624 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on What Cheer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for What Cheer<5>
    • Delta [Keokuk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
      • Delta [Keokuk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Ambrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 318 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
    • Ladora [Iowa County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ladora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ladora
      • Ladora [Iowa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Ambrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ladora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ladora<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 Ambrose. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ambrose.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ambrose ...

Looking for more information about Ambrose? 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 Ambrose, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ambrose.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ambrose. 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 Iowa, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ambrose - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Ambrose) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambrose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5314, Longitude: -92.2335       In this case, the coordinates for Ambrose have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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