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Welcome to Camanche ...

The city of Camanche is located in Clinton County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Camanche, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1837.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Camanche has a population of 4,377 people<2> (see below for details).

Camanche is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Camanche lies within the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for Camanche: 52730<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Camanche had an population of 4,377 people. This is a decrease of 1.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Camanche had a population of 4,448 people (or 9.06% of the total population of Clinton County). This makes Camanche the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Camanche represents 0.15% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,448 people, the population of Camanche increased 5.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,215 people).

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

Communities Also Named Camanche ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Camanche - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Camanche ...

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

  • Clinton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Eldridge
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • De Witt
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Le Claire
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Morrison
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrison have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison
    • Morrison is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,950 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrison <5>
  • Fulton
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,285 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton <5>
  • Prophetstown
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Hampton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
    • Hampton is located in Rock Island County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,738 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton <5>
  • Port Byron
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Byron
    • Port Byron is located in Rock Island County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,597 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Byron <5>
  • Erie
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erie
    • Erie is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,482 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erie <5>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Camanche. 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 Camanche.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Camanche. See our Newspapers Page for Camanche.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Camanche ...

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

Adding Camanche to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Camanche in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Camanche was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Camanche post office opened in 1837.

We also found Camanche in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Camanche.

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

The official website for Clinton County: www.clintoncountyiowa.com/

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 Clinton, 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 Camanche.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Camanche - 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 Camanche). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Camanche or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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