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Durango, Iowa

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Welcome to Durango ...

The city of Durango is located in Dubuque County.

When the people of Durango refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Durangoite<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Durango has a population of 20 people<2> (see below for details).

Durango is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Durango: (563)

The ZIP code for Durango: 52039<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Durango had a population of 22 people. This makes Durango the county's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22 people, the population of Durango decreased 8.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 24 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Durango had an population of 20 people. This is a decrease of 9.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.67% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Durango ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Durango and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Dubuque   [Map]   58,276   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Dyersville   [Map]   4,220   W   18 miles [29 km]
Epworth   [Map]   1,945   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Farley   [Map]   1,679   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Peosta   [Map]   1,699   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Dubuque (IL)   [Map]   1,606   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Durango ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Durango - they are located in Colorado, Florida and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Durango. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Durango. 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 Durango.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Durango ...

Looking for more information about Durango? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Durango, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Durango.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Durango. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Communities in Iowa

About Dubuque County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dubuque County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Durango refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Durango may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Durango.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Durango. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5610, Longitude: -90.7747     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Durango have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Durango.


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