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Welcome to Beacon ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Beacon has a population of 487 people<2> (see below for details).
Beacon is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Beacon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Beacon: (641)
The ZIP code for Beacon: 52534<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beacon had an population of 487 people. This is a decrease of 1.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.98% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Beacon had a population of 494 people. This makes Beacon the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Beacon represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 463rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 494 people, the population of Beacon decreased 4.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 518 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Beacon.
Communities Also Named Beacon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Beacon - they are located in Alabama, Michigan, New York, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Beacon.
Communities near Beacon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Beacon.
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 Beacon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Beacon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Beacon. 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 Beacon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beacon. See our Newspapers Page for Beacon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beacon ...
Looking for more information about Beacon? 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 Beacon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Beacon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 22 Jul 2020