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Jewell, Iowa

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Welcome to Jewell (aka 'Jewell Junction') ...

The city of Jewell is located in Hamilton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Jewell has a population of 1,158 people<1> (see below for details).

Jewell is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Jewell is within the (515) area code.

The ZIP code for Jewell: 50130<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jewell had a population of 1,215 people (which is 7.75% of the total population of Hamilton County). This makes Jewell the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Jewell represents 0.04% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 241st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,215 people, the population of Jewell decreased 1.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,239 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Jewell had an population of 1,158 people. This is a decrease of 4.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Jewell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Jewell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas (2), Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Jewell. 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 Jewell. 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 Jewell. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jewell ...

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

Communities near Jewell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ames   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the South (S) of Jewell

Located in Story County

Webster City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jewell

Story City   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Jewell

Located in Story County

Roland   [Map]

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

Located in Story County

Gilbert   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Jewell

Located in Story County

Hubbard   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Jewell

Located in Hardin County

Alden   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jewell

Located in Hardin County

Stratford   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Jewell

Radcliffe   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Jewell

Located in Hardin County

Stanhope   [Map]

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jewell.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jewell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Jewell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jewell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Jewell) 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 Jewell. 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 Jewell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jewell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3069, Longitude: -93.6400     [Map].






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