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Welcome to Armour ...

Armour is located in Black Hawk County<1>.

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

Armour is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Armour: (319)

Communities Also Named Armour ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Iowa communities named Armour: This one is located in Black Hawk County and the other is located in Pottawattamie County.

Beyond Iowa, there are 13 communities that are also named Armour - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Armour ...

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

  • Waterloo [Black Hawk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
    • Waterloo [Black Hawk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Armour
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,328 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<5>
  • Cedar Falls [Black Hawk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Falls
    • Cedar Falls [Black Hawk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Armour
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Falls<5>
  • Waverly [Bremer County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly [Bremer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Armour
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<5>
  • Independence [Buchanan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Buchanan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Armour
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,124 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jesup [Buchanan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jesup have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jesup
      • Jesup [Buchanan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Armour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,703 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jesup
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jesup<5>
    • Hudson [Black Hawk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Black Hawk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Armour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,468 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<5>
    • La Porte City [Black Hawk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Porte City
      • La Porte City [Black Hawk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Armour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Porte City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Porte City<5>
    • Denver [Bremer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denver
      • Denver [Bremer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Armour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,856 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denver<5>
    • Dike [Grundy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dike have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dike
      • Dike [Grundy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Armour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dike
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dike<5>
    • Elk Run Heights [Black Hawk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Run Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Run Heights
      • Elk Run Heights [Black Hawk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Armour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,144 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Run Heights

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Armour ...

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

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About Black Hawk County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Black Hawk County: www.co.black-hawk.ia.us/

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 Black Hawk, 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 Armour - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Armour) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Armour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5128, Longitude: -92.2552       In this case, the coordinates for Armour 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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