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Welcome to Anthon ...

The city of Anthon is located in Woodbury County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Anthon has a population of 561 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Anthon.

Anthon is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Anthon is within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Anthon: 51004<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anthon had an population of 561 people. This is a decrease of 0.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anthon had a population of 565 people. This makes Anthon the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Anthon represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 423rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 565 people, the population of Anthon decreased 12.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 649 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Anthon.

Adding Anthon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Anthon 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 Anthon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities Also Named Anthon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Anthon - it's located in Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Anthon ...

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

  • Moville [Woodbury County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moville
    • Moville [Woodbury County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Anthon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moville<7>
  • Kingsley [Plymouth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsley
    • Kingsley [Plymouth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Anthon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsley<7>
  • Holstein [Ida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holstein
    • Holstein [Ida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Anthon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,370 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holstein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holstein
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holstein<7>
  • Mapleton [Monona County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapleton
    • Mapleton [Monona County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Anthon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,157 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mapleton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lawton [Woodbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawton
      • Lawton [Woodbury County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Anthon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawton
    • Correctionville [Woodbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Correctionville
      • Correctionville [Woodbury County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Anthon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 806 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Correctionville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Correctionville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Correctionville<7>
    • Battle Creek [Ida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle Creek
      • Battle Creek [Ida County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Anthon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 693 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battle Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battle Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Creek<7>
    • Pierson [Woodbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierson
      • Pierson [Woodbury County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Anthon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 354 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pierson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierson
    • Danbury [Woodbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Woodbury County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Anthon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 340 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<7>
    • Bronson [Woodbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronson
      • Bronson [Woodbury County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Anthon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 320 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bronson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anthon ...

Looking for more information about Anthon? 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 Anthon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anthon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Woodbury County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anthon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Woodbury County: www.woodbury-ia.com/

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 Woodbury, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anthon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anthon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Anthon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anthon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anthon) 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 Anthon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AnthonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anthon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3881, Longitude: -95.8656       In this case, the coordinates for Anthon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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