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Welcome to Estherville ...

The city of Estherville is located in Emmet County<1> and is the County Seat for Emmet County.

The location of Estherville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Estherville has a population of 5,671 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Estherville is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Estherville: (712)

The ZIP code for Estherville: 51334<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Estherville had an population of 5,671 people. This is a decrease of 10.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Estherville had a population of 6,360 people (which is 61.74% of the total population of Emmet County). This makes Estherville the county's most populous community.

The population of Estherville represents 0.21% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,360 people, the population of Estherville decreased 4.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,656 people).

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

Communities near Estherville ...

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

  • Spirit Lake [Dickinson County]
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    • Spirit Lake [Dickinson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Estherville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,251 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spirit Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spirit Lake<7>
  • Jackson [Jackson County]
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    • Jackson [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Estherville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,151 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Milford [Dickinson County]
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    • Milford [Dickinson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Estherville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,043 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<7>
  • Arnolds Park [Dickinson County]
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    • Arnolds Park [Dickinson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Estherville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,354 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arnolds Park<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sherburn [Martin County]
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      • Sherburn [Martin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Estherville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,078 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherburn<7>
    • Armstrong [Emmet County]
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      • Armstrong [Emmet County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Estherville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Okoboji [Dickinson County]
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      • Okoboji [Dickinson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Estherville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 803 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okoboji<7>
    • Graettinger [Palo Alto County]
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      • Graettinger [Palo Alto County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Estherville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 776 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graettinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graettinger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graettinger<7>
    • Ruthven [Palo Alto County]
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      • Ruthven [Palo Alto County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Estherville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 678 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruthven<7>
    • Orleans [Dickinson County]
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      • Orleans [Dickinson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Estherville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orleans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Estherville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Estherville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Estherville. Our list includes 18 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Estherville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Estherville ...

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

Adding Estherville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Estherville 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 Estherville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Estherville. 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 Emmet, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Estherville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Estherville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Estherville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Estherville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Estherville) 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 Estherville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EsthervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Estherville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3998, Longitude: -94.8345       In this case, the coordinates for Estherville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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