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Welcome to Barnes City ...

The city of Barnes City is primarily located in Mahaska County<1>. A portion of Barnes City extends into Poweshiek County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Barnes City has a population of 171 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Barnes City.

Barnes City is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Barnes City: (641)

The ZIP code for Barnes City: 50027<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barnes City had an population of 171 people. This is a decrease of 2.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.93% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 201 people).

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

Communities near Barnes City ...

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

  • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County]
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    • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Barnes City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oskaloosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oskaloosa<6>
  • Sigourney [Keokuk County]
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    • Sigourney [Keokuk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Barnes City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sigourney have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigourney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sigourney<6>
  • Brooklyn [Poweshiek County]
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    • Brooklyn [Poweshiek County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Barnes City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,390 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooklyn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooklyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooklyn<6>
  • Montezuma [Poweshiek County]
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    • Montezuma [Poweshiek County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Barnes City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montezuma have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montezuma<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Sharon [Mahaska County]
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      • New Sharon [Mahaska County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Barnes City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,286 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Sharon<6>
    • Victor [Iowa County]
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      • Victor [Iowa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Barnes City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 865 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victor have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Victor<6>
    • What Cheer [Keokuk County]
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      • What Cheer [Keokuk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Barnes City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 615 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on What Cheer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for What Cheer<6>
    • Beacon [Mahaska County]
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      • Beacon [Mahaska County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Barnes City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 488 people
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    • University Park [Mahaska County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Park
      • University Park [Mahaska County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Barnes City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 468 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Park
    • Lynnville [Jasper County]
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      • Lynnville [Jasper County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Barnes City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynnville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynnville<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Barnes City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barnes City. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Barnes City to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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

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 Mahaska, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Barnes City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barnes City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barnes City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barnes CityOur 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    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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