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Welcome to Astor ...

Astor is located in Crawford County<1>.

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

Astor is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Astor is located in the (712) area code.

Adding Astor to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Astor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Astor - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Astor ...

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

  • Denison [Crawford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denison
    • Denison [Crawford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Astor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,244 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denison<5>
  • Harlan [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlan
    • Harlan [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Astor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlan<5>
  • Manning [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manning
    • Manning [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Astor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,422 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manning<5>
  • Dunlap [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunlap
    • Dunlap [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Astor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunlap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunlap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunlap<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arcadia [Carroll County]
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      • Arcadia [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Astor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 520 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
    • Dow City [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dow City
      • Dow City [Crawford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Astor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dow City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dow City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dow City<5>
    • Vail [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vail
      • Vail [Crawford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Astor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 417 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vail have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vail
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vail<5>
    • Earling [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Earling
      • Earling [Shelby County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Astor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 409 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earling
    • Templeton [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Templeton
      • Templeton [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Astor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Templeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Templeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Templeton<5>
    • Irwin [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irwin
      • Irwin [Shelby County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Astor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 311 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irwin<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Astor ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Crawford County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Crawford County: www.crawfordcounty.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 Crawford, 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 Astor - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Astor) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Astor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8700, Longitude: -95.2667       In this case, the coordinates for Astor 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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