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Welcome to Eddyville ...

The city of Eddyville is primarily located in Wapello County<1>. A portion of Eddyville extends into Mahaska County and Monroe County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eddyville has a population of 1,015 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Eddyville.

Eddyville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Eddyville: (641)

The ZIP code for Eddyville: 52553<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eddyville had an population of 1,015 people. This is a decrease of 0.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eddyville had a population of 1,024 people. This makes Eddyville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Eddyville represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 278th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,024 people, the population of Eddyville decreased 3.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,064 people).

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

Communities Also Named Eddyville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Eddyville - they are located in California, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, New York (2), Oregon (2) and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Eddyville ...

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

  • Ottumwa [Wapello County]
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    • Ottumwa [Wapello County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Eddyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottumwa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ottumwa<6>
  • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County]
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    • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Eddyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oskaloosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oskaloosa<6>
  • Albia [Monroe County]
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    • Albia [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Eddyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,713 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albia<6>
  • Hedrick [Keokuk County]
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    • Hedrick [Keokuk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Eddyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 743 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hedrick have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fremont [Mahaska County]
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      • Fremont [Mahaska County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Eddyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<6>
    • Lovilia [Monroe County]
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      • Lovilia [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Eddyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 516 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovilia have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovilia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovilia<6>
    • Beacon [Mahaska County]
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      • Beacon [Mahaska County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Eddyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 488 people
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    • University Park [Mahaska County]
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      • University Park [Mahaska County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Eddyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 468 people
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    • Bussey [Marion County]
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      • Bussey [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Eddyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
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    • Delta [Keokuk County]
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      • Delta [Keokuk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Eddyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eddyville. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Eddyville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eddyville ...

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

Adding Eddyville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Eddyville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Eddyville was in the Sixth Biennial Report of the State Mine Inspectors, Two Years Ending June 30, 1893.

We also found Eddyville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Eddyville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Wapello County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Wapello, 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 Eddyville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eddyville - 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 Eddyville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eddyville 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Eddyville) 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 Eddyville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EddyvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eddyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1582, Longitude: -92.6342    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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