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Hampton, Iowa

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The location of Hampton

Welcome to Hampton ...

The city of Hampton is located in Franklin County and is the County Seat for Franklin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hampton has a population of 4,236 people<2> (see below for details).

Hampton is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hampton is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Hampton: 50441<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hampton had a population of 4,461 people (which is 41.77% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Hampton the county's most populous community.

The population of Hampton represents 0.15% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,461 people, the population of Hampton increased 5.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,218 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hampton had an population of 4,236 people. This is a decrease of 5.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Hampton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Hampton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Websites for Hampton ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Hampton, the following might be of interest:

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 Hampton. 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 Hampton. 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 Hampton. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hampton ...

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

Communities near Hampton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Iowa Falls   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the South (S) of Hampton

Located in Hardin County

Ackley   [Map]

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

Located in Hardin County

Sheffield   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Hampton

Aplington   [Map]

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

Located in Butler County

Rockwell   [Map]

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

Located in Cerro Gordo County

Alden   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hampton

Located in Hardin County

Dumont   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Hampton

Located in Butler County

Dows   [Map]

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

Located in Wright County

Latimer   [Map]

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

Thornton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hampton

Located in Cerro Gordo County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Franklin County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hampton. 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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hampton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hampton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Hampton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hampton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hampton) 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 Hampton. 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 Hampton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hampton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7450, Longitude: -93.2010     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hampton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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