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Gilbert, Iowa

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Welcome to Gilbert ...

The city of Gilbert is located in Story County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gilbert has a population of 1,146 people<1> (see below for details).

Gilbert is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Gilbert: (515)

The ZIP code for Gilbert: 50105<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gilbert had a population of 1,082 people. This makes Gilbert the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Gilbert represents 0.04% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 262nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,082 people, the population of Gilbert increased 9.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 987 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gilbert had an population of 1,146 people. This is an increase of 5.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Gilbert ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Gilbert - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Gilbert. 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 Gilbert. 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 Gilbert.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gilbert ...

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

Communities near Gilbert ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ames   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the South (S) of Gilbert

Boone   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the West (W) of Gilbert

Located in Boone County

Nevada   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Gilbert

Huxley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Gilbert

Story City   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Gilbert

Madrid   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Gilbert

Located in Boone County

Slater   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the South (S) of Gilbert

Roland   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Gilbert

Jewell   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of Gilbert

Located in Hamilton County

Maxwell   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Gilbert

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Story County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Story County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gilbert.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilbert - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Gilbert). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gilbert or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gilbert) 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 Gilbert. 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 Gilbert

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilbert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1068, Longitude: -93.6449     [Map].






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