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Welcome to Aplington ...

The city of Aplington is located in Butler County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Aplington has a population of 1,050 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Aplington is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Aplington is within the boundaries of the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Aplington: 50604<5>

Websites for Aplington ...

Official Website: www.aplingtonia.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Aplington had an population of 1,050 people. This is a decrease of 6.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Aplington had a population of 1,128 people (or 7.59% of the total population of Butler County). This makes Aplington the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Aplington represents 0.04% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 252nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,128 people, the population of Aplington increased 7.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,054 people).

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

Adding Aplington to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities near Aplington ...

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

  • Hampton [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
    • Hampton [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Aplington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<7>
  • Grundy Center [Grundy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grundy Center
    • Grundy Center [Grundy County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Aplington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,670 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grundy Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grundy Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grundy Center<7>
  • Eldora [Hardin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldora
    • Eldora [Hardin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Aplington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,612 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldora<7>
  • Parkersburg [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkersburg
    • Parkersburg [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Aplington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkersburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ackley [Hardin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackley
      • Ackley [Hardin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Aplington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ackley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackley<7>
    • Clarksville [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
      • Clarksville [Butler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Aplington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,346 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<7>
    • Shell Rock [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Rock
      • Shell Rock [Butler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Aplington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,275 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shell Rock<7>
    • Dike [Grundy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dike
      • Dike [Grundy County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Aplington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dike
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dike<7>
    • Allison [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allison
      • Allison [Butler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Aplington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allison<7>
    • Wellsburg [Grundy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsburg
      • Wellsburg [Grundy County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Aplington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 687 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsburg<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aplington ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Butler County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Aplington: www.aplingtonia.com/

The official website for Butler County: www.butlercoiowa.org/

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 Butler, 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 Aplington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aplington - 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 Aplington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Aplington 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aplington) 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 Aplington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AplingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aplington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5819, Longitude: -92.8799       In this case, the coordinates for Aplington 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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