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Welcome to Fonda ...

The city of Fonda is located in Pocahontas County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Fonda has a population of 585 people<2> (see below for details).

Fonda is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fonda lies within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Fonda: 50540<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fonda had a population of 631 people (or 8.63% of the total population of Pocahontas County). This makes Fonda the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fonda represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 405th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 631 people, the population of Fonda decreased 2.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 648 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Fonda had an population of 585 people. This is a decrease of 7.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.72% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Fonda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Fonda - they are located in Kansas, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Fonda. 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 Fonda. 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 Fonda. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fonda ...

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

Communities near Fonda ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Storm Lake   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the West (W) of Fonda

Located in Buena Vista County

Rockwell City   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fonda

Located in Calhoun County

Sac City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fonda

Located in Sac County

Pocahontas   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fonda

Manson   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Fonda

Located in Calhoun County

Laurens   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Fonda

Newell   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Fonda

Located in Buena Vista County

Lakeside   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Fonda

Located in Buena Vista County

Albert City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Fonda

Located in Buena Vista County

Pomeroy   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Fonda

Located in Calhoun County

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fonda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5817, Longitude: -94.8459     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fonda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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