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Welcome to Clearfield ...

The city of Clearfield is primarily located in Taylor County. A portion of Clearfield extends into Ringgold County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Clearfield has a population of 344 people<2> (see below for details).

Clearfield is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Clearfield lies within the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Clearfield: 50840<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clearfield had a population of 363 people (which is 5.75% of the total population of Taylor County). This makes Clearfield the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Clearfield represents 0.01% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 539th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 363 people, the population of Clearfield decreased 2.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 371 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Clearfield had an population of 344 people. This is a decrease of 5.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.28% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Clearfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Clearfield - they are located in Delaware, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Clearfield. 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 Clearfield. 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 Clearfield.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clearfield ...

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

Communities near Clearfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Creston   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Clearfield

Located in Union County

Mount Ayr   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clearfield

Located in Ringgold County

Corning   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clearfield

Located in Adams County

Bedford   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Clearfield

Lenox   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clearfield

Diagonal   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Clearfield

Located in Ringgold County

Prescott   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clearfield

Located in Adams County

Blockton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Clearfield

Gravity   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Clearfield

Tingley   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Clearfield

Located in Ringgold County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Taylor County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

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 Clearfield.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clearfield - 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 Clearfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clearfield 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clearfield) 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 Clearfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clearfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clearfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8025, Longitude: -94.4826     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clearfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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