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Welcome to Anamosa ...
The location of Anamosa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Anamosa was established in 1838.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Anamosa has a population of 5,538 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Anamosa is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Anamosa lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Anamosa is located in the (319) area code.
The ZIP code for Anamosa: 52205<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anamosa had an population of 5,538 people. This is an increase of 0.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Anamosa had a population of 5,533 people (or 26.81% of the total population of Jones County). This makes Anamosa the county's most populous community.
The population of Anamosa represents 0.18% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,533 people, the population of Anamosa has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,494 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Anamosa.
Communities near Anamosa ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anamosa.
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 Anamosa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anamosa.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anamosa. 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 Anamosa.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anamosa. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Anamosa.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anamosa ...
Looking for more information about Anamosa? 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 Anamosa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anamosa.
Adding Anamosa to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Anamosa 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 Anamosa was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Anamosa in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Anamosa.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Jones County: www.co.jones.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023