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Welcome to Galesburg ...

Galesburg is located in Jasper County.

Galesburg is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Galesburg is located in the (641) area code.

Communities Also Named Galesburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Galesburg - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri (2), North Dakota, Ontario and Wisconsin.

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

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 Galesburg. 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 Galesburg. 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 Galesburg.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galesburg ...

Looking for more information about Galesburg? 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.

Looking for more information about Galesburg? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Galesburg, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Galesburg.

Communities near Galesburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Newton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) of Galesburg

Pella   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Galesburg

Located in Marion County

Grinnell   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Galesburg

Located in Poweshiek County

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Galesburg

Located in Marion County

Colfax   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Galesburg

Monroe   [Map]

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

Prairie City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Galesburg

New Sharon   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Galesburg

Located in Mahaska County

Sully   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Galesburg

Kellogg   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Galesburg

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Galesburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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- Galesburg) 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 Galesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Galesburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5590, Longitude: -92.9464     [Map].

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