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Charter Oak, Iowa

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The location of Charter Oak

Welcome to Charter Oak ...

The city of Charter Oak is located in Crawford County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Charter Oak has a population of 489 people<2> (see below for details).

Charter Oak is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Charter Oak: (712)

The ZIP code for Charter Oak: 51439<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Charter Oak had a population of 502 people. This makes Charter Oak the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Charter Oak represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 456th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 502 people, the population of Charter Oak decreased 5.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 530 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Charter Oak had an population of 489 people. This is a decrease of 2.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.74% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Charter Oak.

Communities Also Named Charter Oak ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Charter Oak - they are located in California, Connecticut, Missouri, Texas and Washington.

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

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 Charter Oak. 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 Charter Oak. 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 Charter Oak.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Charter Oak ...

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

Communities near Charter Oak ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Denison   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the East (E) of Charter Oak

Ida Grove   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of Charter Oak

Located in Ida County

Mapleton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Charter Oak

Located in Monona County

Dunlap   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the South (S) of Charter Oak

Located in Harrison County

Schleswig   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Charter Oak

Battle Creek   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the North (N) of Charter Oak

Located in Ida County

Dow City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Charter Oak

Vail   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the East (E) of Charter Oak

Ute   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the West (W) of Charter Oak

Located in Monona County

Danbury   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Charter Oak

Located in Woodbury County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Crawford County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Crawford County:

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Charter Oak.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Charter Oak - 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 Charter Oak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Charter Oak 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Charter Oak) 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 Charter Oak. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Charter Oak

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Charter Oak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0683, Longitude: -95.5892     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Charter Oak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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