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Diagonal, Iowa

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Welcome to Diagonal ...

The city of Diagonal is located in Ringgold County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Diagonal has a population of 321 people<1> (see below for details).

Diagonal is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Diagonal: (641)

The ZIP code for Diagonal: 50845<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Diagonal had a population of 330 people (or 6.43% of the total population of Ringgold County). This makes Diagonal the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Diagonal represents 0.01% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 558th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 330 people, the population of Diagonal increased 5.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 312 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Diagonal had an population of 321 people. This is a decrease of 2.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.88% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Diagonal. 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 Diagonal. 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 Diagonal.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Diagonal ...

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

Communities near Diagonal ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Creston   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the North (N) of Diagonal

Located in Union County

Mount Ayr   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Diagonal

Lenox   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Diagonal

Located in Taylor County

Afton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Diagonal

Located in Union County

Clearfield   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Diagonal

Located in Taylor County

Kellerton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Diagonal

Grand River   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Diagonal

Located in Decatur County

Blockton   [Map]

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

Located in Taylor County

Tingley   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Diagonal

Cromwell   [Map]

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

Located in Union County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Diagonal.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Diagonal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Diagonal). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Diagonal or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Diagonal) 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 Diagonal. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Diagonal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Diagonal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8094, Longitude: -94.3408     [Map].

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