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Drakesville, Iowa

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The location of Drakesville

Welcome to Drakesville ...

The city of Drakesville is located in Davis County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Drakesville has a population of 188 people<2> (see below for details).

Drakesville is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Drakesville is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Drakesville: 52552<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Drakesville had a population of 184 people. This makes Drakesville the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 184 people, the population of Drakesville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 185 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Drakesville had an population of 188 people. This is an increase of 2.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.62% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Drakesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Drakesville - it's located in New Jersey.

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

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 Drakesville. 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 Drakesville. 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 Drakesville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Drakesville ...

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

Communities near Drakesville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ottumwa   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the North (N) of Drakesville

Located in Wapello County

Bloomfield   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Drakesville

Eldon   [Map]

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

Located in Wapello County

Lancaster   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Drakesville

Located in Schuyler County (MO)

Agency   [Map]

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

Located in Wapello County

Moravia   [Map]

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

Located in Appanoose County

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Drakesville

Located in Appanoose County

Milton   [Map]

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

Located in Van Buren County

Pulaski   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Drakesville

Blakesburg   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Drakesville

Located in Wapello County

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Drakesville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Drakesville - 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 Drakesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Drakesville 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Drakesville) 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 Drakesville. 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 Drakesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drakesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7984, Longitude: -92.4814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Drakesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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