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Humeston, Iowa

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The location of Humeston

Welcome to Humeston ...

The city of Humeston is located in Wayne County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Humeston has a population of 482 people<2> (see below for details).

Humeston is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Humeston is within the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Humeston: 50123<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Humeston had a population of 494 people (which is 7.72% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Humeston the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Humeston represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 462nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 494 people, the population of Humeston decreased 9.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 543 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Humeston had an population of 482 people. This is a decrease of 2.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.23% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Humeston. 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 Humeston. 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 Humeston.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Humeston ...

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

Communities near Humeston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Osceola   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Humeston

Located in Clarke County

Chariton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Humeston

Located in Lucas County

Leon   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Humeston

Located in Decatur County

Corydon   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Humeston

Russell   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Humeston

Located in Lucas County

Allerton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Humeston

Lineville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Humeston

Lucas   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Humeston

Located in Lucas County

Van Wert   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Humeston

Located in Decatur County

Woodburn   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Humeston

Located in Clarke County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Humeston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8609, Longitude: -93.4972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Humeston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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