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Gladbrook, Iowa

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The location of Gladbrook

Welcome to Gladbrook ...

The city of Gladbrook is located in Tama County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gladbrook has a population of 861 people<2> (see below for details).

Gladbrook is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Gladbrook lies within the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Gladbrook: 50635<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gladbrook had a population of 945 people (or 5.32% of the total population of Tama County). This makes Gladbrook the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Gladbrook represents 0.03% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 294th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 945 people, the population of Gladbrook decreased 6.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,015 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gladbrook had an population of 861 people. This is a decrease of 8.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Gladbrook. 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 Gladbrook. 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 Gladbrook. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gladbrook ...

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

Communities near Gladbrook ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marshalltown   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Gladbrook

Located in Marshall County

Tama   [Map]

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

Grundy Center   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Gladbrook

Located in Grundy County

Toledo   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Gladbrook

Reinbeck   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gladbrook

Located in Grundy County

Traer   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Gladbrook

Dike   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Gladbrook

Located in Grundy County

Conrad   [Map]

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

Located in Grundy County

Le Grand   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Gladbrook

Located in Marshall County

Garwin   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Gladbrook

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Tama County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tama County:

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gladbrook.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gladbrook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Gladbrook). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gladbrook or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Gladbrook) 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 Gladbrook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gladbrook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gladbrook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1861, Longitude: -92.7151     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gladbrook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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