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Kalona, Iowa

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The location of Kalona

Welcome to Kalona ...

The city of Kalona is located in Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Kalona has a population of 2,541 people<2> (see below for details).

Kalona is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Kalona is located in the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Kalona: 52247<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kalona had a population of 2,363 people (which is 10.89% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Kalona the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Kalona represents 0.08% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,363 people, the population of Kalona increased 3.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,293 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Kalona had an population of 2,541 people. This is an increase of 7.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Kalona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kalona - it's located in Alabama.

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

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 Kalona. 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 Kalona. 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 Kalona.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kalona ...

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

Communities near Kalona ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Iowa City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Kalona

Located in Johnson County

Coralville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Kalona

Located in Johnson County

North Liberty   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Kalona

Located in Johnson County

Washington   [Map]

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

Tiffin   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Kalona

Located in Johnson County

Wellman   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Kalona

Lone Tree   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Kalona

Located in Johnson County

University Heights   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kalona

Located in Johnson County

Riverside   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Kalona

North English   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Kalona

Located in Iowa County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Washington County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kalona. 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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kalona.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kalona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Kalona). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kalona or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Kalona) 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 Kalona. 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 Kalona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kalona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4873, Longitude: -91.7017     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kalona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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