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Welcome to Grundy Center ...

The city of Grundy Center is located in Grundy County<1> 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).<2>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grundy Center has a population of 2,670 people<3> (see below for details).

Grundy Center is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Grundy Center lies within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Grundy Center: 50638<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grundy Center had an population of 2,670 people. This is a decrease of 1.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.85% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Communities near Grundy Center ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Grundy Center.

  • Cedar Falls [Black Hawk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Falls
    • Cedar Falls [Black Hawk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Grundy Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Falls<7>
  • Eldora [Hardin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldora
    • Eldora [Hardin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Grundy Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,612 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldora<7>
  • Hudson [Black Hawk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
    • Hudson [Black Hawk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Grundy Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,468 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<7>
  • Parkersburg [Butler County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkersburg
    • Parkersburg [Butler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Grundy Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,928 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkersburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reinbeck [Grundy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reinbeck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reinbeck
      • Reinbeck [Grundy County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Grundy Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,626 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reinbeck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reinbeck<7>
    • Traer [Tama County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Traer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Traer
      • Traer [Tama County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Grundy Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Traer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Traer<7>
    • Ackley [Hardin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ackley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackley
      • Ackley [Hardin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Grundy Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,498 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackley<7>
    • Dike [Grundy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dike have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dike
      • Dike [Grundy County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Grundy Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dike
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dike<7>
    • Conrad [Grundy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conrad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conrad
      • Conrad [Grundy County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Grundy Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,077 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conrad
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conrad<7>
    • Aplington [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aplington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aplington
      • Aplington [Butler County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Grundy Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aplington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aplington<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grundy Center. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grundy Center.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Grundy Center.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grundy Center. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

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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: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Grundy, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grundy Center.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grundy Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>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 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 for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Grundy Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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