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Welcome to Atalissa ...

The city of Atalissa is located in Muscatine County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Atalissa has a population of 306 people<1> (see below for details).

Atalissa is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Atalissa lies within the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for Atalissa: 52720<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atalissa had a population of 311 people. This makes Atalissa the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Atalissa represents 0.01% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 573rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 311 people, the population of Atalissa increased 9.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 283 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Atalissa had an population of 306 people. This is a decrease of 1.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.13% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Atalissa ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Atalissa and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Durant   [Map]   1,823   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fruitland   [Map]   985   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Iowa City   [Map]   74,398   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lone Tree   [Map]   1,388   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Muscatine   [Map]   23,914   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Tipton   [Map]   3,217   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atalissa. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atalissa. 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 Atalissa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atalissa ...

Looking for more information about Atalissa? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atalissa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Atalissa.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Atalissa. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Muscatine County: www.co.muscatine.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atalissa.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atalissa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Atalissa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atalissa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Atalissa. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atalissa) 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 Atalissa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atalissa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atalissa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5717, Longitude: -91.1665     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atalissa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atalissa.