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Eldora, Iowa

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The location of Eldora

Welcome to Eldora ...

The city of Eldora is located in Hardin County and is the County Seat for Hardin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Eldora has a population of 2,621 people<2> (see below for details).

Eldora is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Eldora is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Eldora: 50627<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eldora had a population of 2,732 people (which is 15.58% of the total population of Hardin County). This makes Eldora the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Eldora represents 0.09% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,732 people, the population of Eldora decreased 9.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,035 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Eldora had an population of 2,621 people. This is a decrease of 4.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Eldora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Eldora - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, New Jersey, Pennsylvania (2), Texas and West Virginia.

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

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 Eldora. 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 Eldora. 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 Eldora. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eldora ...

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

Communities near Eldora ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Iowa Falls   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Eldora

Grundy Center   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Eldora

Located in Grundy County

Ackley   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Eldora

Conrad   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Eldora

Located in Grundy County

Aplington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Eldora

Located in Butler County

Hubbard   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Eldora

Alden   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Eldora

Wellsburg   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Eldora

Located in Grundy County

Radcliffe   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the West (W) of Eldora

Zearing   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Eldora

Located in Story County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Hardin County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa:

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eldora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3603, Longitude: -93.1013     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eldora have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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