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Welcome to De Witt ...

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of De Witt, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, De Witt has a population of 5,217 people<2> (see below for details).

De Witt is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

De Witt lies within the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for De Witt: 52742<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, De Witt had an population of 5,217 people. This is a decrease of 1.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, De Witt had a population of 5,322 people (which is 10.84% of the total population of Clinton County). This makes De Witt the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of De Witt represents 0.17% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,322 people, the population of De Witt increased 5.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,049 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for De Witt.

Communities Also Named De Witt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named De Witt - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska and New York.

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

Communities near De Witt ...

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

  • Davenport
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Clinton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Eldridge
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Maquoketa
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Camanche
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Le Claire
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Fulton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • 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>
  • Hampton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • 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>
  • Walcott
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Port Byron
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • 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>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around De Witt. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for De Witt.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for De Witt ...

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

Adding De Witt to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of De Witt 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 De Witt was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found De Witt in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for De Witt.

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

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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 De Witt.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around De Witt - 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 De Witt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether De Witt 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.


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