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Bonaparte, Iowa

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Welcome to Bonaparte ...

The city of Bonaparte is located in Van Buren County.

The location of Bonaparte has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bonaparte has a population of 404 people<2> (see below for details).

Bonaparte is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Bonaparte: (319)

The ZIP code for Bonaparte: 52620<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bonaparte had a population of 433 people (or 5.72% of the total population of Van Buren County). This makes Bonaparte the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Bonaparte represents 0.01% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 494th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 433 people, the population of Bonaparte decreased 5.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 458 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bonaparte had an population of 404 people. This is a decrease of 6.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Bonaparte ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bonaparte - it's located in New York.

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

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 Bonaparte. 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 Bonaparte. 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 Bonaparte. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bonaparte ...

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

Communities near Bonaparte ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kahoka   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the South (S) of Bonaparte

Located in Clark County (MO)

West Point   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Bonaparte

Located in Lee County

Keosauqua   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Bonaparte

Donnellson   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Bonaparte

Located in Lee County

Farmington   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bonaparte

Birmingham   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bonaparte

Milton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Bonaparte

Salem   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bonaparte

Located in Henry County

Stockport   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Bonaparte

Cantril   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Bonaparte

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Van Buren County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bonaparte.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bonaparte - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bonaparte) 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 Bonaparte. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bonaparte

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonaparte. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7012, Longitude: -91.8005     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bonaparte have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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