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Asbury, Iowa

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The location of Asbury

Welcome to Asbury ...

The city of Asbury is located in Dubuque County.

The location of Asbury has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Asbury has a population of 5,586 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Asbury is within the boundaries of the (563) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Asbury had a population of 4,170 people. This makes Asbury the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Asbury represents 0.14% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,170 people, the population of Asbury increased 70.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,450 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Asbury had an population of 5,586 people. This is an increase of 33.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 128% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Asbury ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Asbury and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Cascade   [Map]   2,285   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dubuque   [Map]   58,276   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dyersville   [Map]   4,220   W   18 miles [29 km]
Epworth   [Map]   1,945   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Farley   [Map]   1,679   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Peosta   [Map]   1,699   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Asbury.

Communities Also Named Asbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Asbury - they are located in Alabama (4), Georgia (2), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7) and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Asbury. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Asbury. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Asbury.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Asbury:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asbury ...

Looking for more information about Asbury? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Asbury.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Asbury) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Asbury. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Asbury

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5170, Longitude: -90.7593     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Asbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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