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Hinton, Iowa

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The location of Hinton

Welcome to Hinton ...

The city of Hinton is located in Plymouth County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hinton has a population of 941 people<2> (see below for details).

Hinton is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hinton is within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Hinton: 51024<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hinton had a population of 928 people. This makes Hinton the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Hinton represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 299th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 928 people, the population of Hinton increased 14.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 808 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hinton had an population of 941 people. This is an increase of 1.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.46% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Hinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Hinton - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky (2), Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Hinton. 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 Hinton. 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 Hinton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hinton ...

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

Communities near Hinton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Sioux City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Hinton

Located in Woodbury County

South Sioux City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Hinton

Located in Dakota County (NE)

Le Mars   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Hinton

Sergeant Bluff   [Map]

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

Located in Woodbury County

North Sioux City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Hinton

Located in Union County (SD)

Elk Point   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the West (W) of Hinton

Located in Union County (SD)

Dakota City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Hinton

Located in Dakota County (NE)

Moville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Hinton

Located in Woodbury County

Akron   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Hinton

Kingsley   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Hinton

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Plymouth County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Plymouth County:

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 Hinton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hinton - 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 Hinton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hinton 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' (or 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- Hinton) 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 Hinton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hinton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6219, Longitude: -96.2963     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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