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Welcome to Gravity ...

The city of Gravity is located in Taylor County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gravity has a population of 184 people<2> (see below for details).

Gravity is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Gravity is located in the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Gravity: 50848<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gravity had a population of 188 people. This makes Gravity the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 188 people, the population of Gravity decreased 13.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 218 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gravity had an population of 184 people. This is a decrease of 2.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.6% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Gravity ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Gravity - they are located in Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

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 Gravity. 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 Gravity. 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 Gravity.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gravity ...

Looking for more information about Gravity? 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 Gravity? 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 Gravity, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gravity.

Communities near Gravity ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Clarinda   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Gravity

Located in Page County

Corning   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Gravity

Located in Adams County

Bedford   [Map]

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

Lenox   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gravity

Villisca   [Map]

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

Located in Montgomery County

Hopkins   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Gravity

Located in Nodaway County (MO)

New Market   [Map]

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

Clearfield   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Gravity

Prescott   [Map]

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

Located in Adams County

Blockton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Gravity

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gravity. 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 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 Gravity.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gravity - 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 Gravity). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gravity 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gravity) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gravity. 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 Gravity

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gravity. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7602, Longitude: -94.7435     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gravity have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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