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Corning, Iowa

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The location of Corning

Welcome to Corning ...

The city of Corning is located in Adams County and is the County Seat for Adams County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Corning has a population of 1,447 people<2> (see below for details).

Corning was established in 1852.

The community of Corning is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Corning is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Corning: 50841<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corning had a population of 1,635 people (or 40.58% of the total population of Adams County). This makes Corning the county's most populous community.

The population of Corning represents 0.05% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,635 people, the population of Corning decreased 8.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,783 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Corning had an population of 1,447 people. This is a decrease of 11.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.84% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Corning ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Corning - they are located in Arkansas, California, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

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 Corning. 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 Corning. 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 Corning. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corning ...

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

Communities near Corning ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lenox   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Corning

Located in Taylor County

Villisca   [Map]

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

Located in Montgomery County

Stanton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Corning

Located in Montgomery County

New Market   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Corning

Located in Taylor County

Clearfield   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Corning

Located in Taylor County

Massena   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Corning

Located in Cass County

Prescott   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Corning

Gravity   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Corning

Located in Taylor County

Bridgewater   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Corning

Located in Adair County

Cromwell   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Corning

Located in Union County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Corning.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corning - 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 Corning). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Corning 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Corning) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Corning. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Corning

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corning. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9930, Longitude: -94.7395     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corning have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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