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Welcome to Harcourt ...

The city of Harcourt is located in Webster County<1>.

The location of Harcourt has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harcourt has a population of 278 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Harcourt.

Harcourt is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Harcourt, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Harcourt is within the boundaries of the (515) area code.

The ZIP code for Harcourt: 50544<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harcourt had an population of 278 people. This is a decrease of 8.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harcourt had a population of 303 people. This makes Harcourt the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 303 people, the population of Harcourt decreased 10.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 340 people).

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

Communities Also Named Harcourt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Harcourt - they are located in Kentucky, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador (3) and Ontario.

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

Communities near Harcourt ...

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

  • Fort Dodge [Webster County]
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    • Fort Dodge [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Harcourt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,906 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Dodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Dodge<7>
  • Jefferson [Greene County]
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    • Jefferson [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Harcourt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,075 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<7>
  • Ogden [Boone County]
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    • Ogden [Boone County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Harcourt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ogden<7>
  • Gowrie [Webster County]
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    • Gowrie [Webster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Harcourt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gowrie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gowrie<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dayton [Webster County]
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      • Dayton [Webster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Harcourt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 781 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<7>
    • Grand Junction [Greene County]
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      • Grand Junction [Greene County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Harcourt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 757 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Junction<7>
    • Stratford [Hamilton County]
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      • Stratford [Hamilton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Harcourt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 692 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stratford<7>
    • Otho [Webster County]
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      • Otho [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Harcourt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 505 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otho
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Otho<7>
    • Stanhope [Hamilton County]
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      • Stanhope [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Harcourt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 394 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanhope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanhope
    • Lehigh [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lehigh
      • Lehigh [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Harcourt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehigh<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 Harcourt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harcourt.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harcourt. 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 Harcourt.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harcourt. See our Newspapers Page for Harcourt.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harcourt ...

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

Adding Harcourt to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harcourt in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Harcourt was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Harcourt on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Webster County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Webster County: www.webstercountyia.org/

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 Webster, 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 Harcourt.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harcourt - 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 Harcourt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harcourt 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harcourt) 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 Harcourt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarcourtOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harcourt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2631, Longitude: -94.1756       In this case, the coordinates for Harcourt 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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