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Welcome to Grundy Center ...

The city of Grundy Center is located in Grundy County and is the County Seat for Grundy County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Grundy Center: Grundy Ctr. (or less commonly used: Grundy Cen., Grundy Cent. or Grundy Cntr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Grundy Center has a population of 2,682 people<2> (see below for details).

Grundy Center is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Grundy Center is located in the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Grundy Center: 50638<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grundy Center had a population of 2,706 people (or 21.73% of the total population of Grundy County). This makes Grundy Center the county's most populous community.

The population of Grundy Center represents 0.09% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,706 people, the population of Grundy Center increased 4.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,596 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Grundy Center had an population of 2,682 people. This is a decrease of 0.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.31% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grundy Center.

Communities near Grundy Center ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cedar Falls   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Grundy Center

Located in Black Hawk County

Eldora   [Map]

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

Located in Hardin County

Hudson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Grundy Center

Located in Black Hawk County

Parkersburg   [Map]

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

Located in Butler County

Reinbeck   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Grundy Center

Traer   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grundy Center

Located in Tama County

Ackley   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Grundy Center

Located in Hardin County

Dike   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Grundy Center

Conrad   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grundy Center

Aplington   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Grundy Center

Located in Butler County

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

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 Grundy Center. 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 Grundy Center. 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 Grundy Center. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grundy Center ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Grundy County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Grundy Center.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grundy Center - 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 Grundy Center). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grundy Center 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grundy Center) 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 Grundy Center. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grundy Center

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grundy Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3638, Longitude: -92.7744     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grundy Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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