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Barnes City, Iowa

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Welcome to Barnes City ...

The city of Barnes City is primarily located in Mahaska County. A portion of Barnes City extends into Poweshiek County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Barnes City has a population of 169 people<1> (see below for details).

Barnes City is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Barnes City: (641)

The ZIP code for Barnes City: 50027<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barnes City had a population of 176 people. This makes Barnes City the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 176 people, the population of Barnes City decreased 12.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 201 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Barnes City had an population of 169 people. This is a decrease of 3.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.92% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Barnes City.

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 Barnes City. 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 Barnes City. 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 Barnes City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barnes City ...

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

Communities near Barnes City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oskaloosa   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Barnes City

Sigourney   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Barnes City

Located in Keokuk County

Montezuma   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Barnes City

Located in Poweshiek County

Brooklyn   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Barnes City

Located in Poweshiek County

New Sharon   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Barnes City

Victor   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Barnes City

Located in Iowa County

What Cheer   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Barnes City

Located in Keokuk County

Beacon   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Barnes City

University Park   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Barnes City

Lynnville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Barnes City

Located in Jasper County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Mahaska County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barnes City - 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 Barnes City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Barnes City 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barnes City) 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 Barnes City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barnes City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnes City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5082, Longitude: -92.4699     [Map].

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