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Welcome to Kellerton ...

The city of Kellerton is located in Ringgold County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kellerton has a population of 296 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Kellerton is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Kellerton: (641)

The ZIP code for Kellerton: 50133<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kellerton had an population of 296 people. This is a decrease of 6.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kellerton had a population of 315 people (which is 6.14% of the total population of Ringgold County). This makes Kellerton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Kellerton represents 0.01% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 571st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 315 people, the population of Kellerton decreased 15.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 372 people).

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

Communities near Kellerton ...

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

  • Lamoni [Decatur County]
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    • Lamoni [Decatur County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Kellerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,196 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lamoni have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lamoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lamoni<7>
  • Leon [Decatur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leon
    • Leon [Decatur County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Kellerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,808 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leon<7>
  • Mount Ayr [Ringgold County]
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    • Mount Ayr [Ringgold County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Kellerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,601 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Ayr have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Ayr
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Ayr<7>
  • Diagonal [Ringgold County]
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    • Diagonal [Ringgold County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Kellerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diagonal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diagonal<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eagleville [Harrison County]
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      • Eagleville [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Kellerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagleville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagleville<7>
    • Grand River [Decatur County]
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      • Grand River [Decatur County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Kellerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand River
    • Van Wert [Decatur County]
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      • Van Wert [Decatur County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Kellerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Wert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Wert
    • Davis City [Decatur County]
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      • Davis City [Decatur County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Kellerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis City
    • Blythedale [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blythedale
      • Blythedale [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Kellerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blythedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythedale
    • Decatur City [Decatur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur City
      • Decatur City [Decatur County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Kellerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 181 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur City

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 Kellerton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kellerton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kellerton ...

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

Adding Kellerton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kellerton 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 Kellerton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Ringgold County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Ringgold, 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 Kellerton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kellerton - 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 Kellerton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kellerton 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kellerton) 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 Kellerton. 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 KellertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kellerton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7103, Longitude: -94.0502       In this case, the coordinates for Kellerton 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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