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Welcome to Keokuk ...

The city of Keokuk is located in Lee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Keokuk has a population of 10,274 people<1> (see below for details).

Keokuk is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Keokuk is within the boundaries of the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Keokuk: 52632<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Keokuk had a population of 10,780 people (or 30.06% of the total population of Lee County). This makes Keokuk the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Keokuk represents 0.35% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,780 people, the population of Keokuk decreased 5.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,427 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Keokuk had an population of 10,274 people. This is a decrease of 4.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Keokuk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Keokuk - they are located in Kansas and Missouri.

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

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 Keokuk. 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 Keokuk. 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 Keokuk. Our list includes 57 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Keokuk ...

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

Communities near Keokuk ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fort Madison   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Keokuk

Carthage   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Keokuk

Located in Hancock County (IL)

Kahoka   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Keokuk

Located in Clark County (MO)

Nauvoo   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Keokuk

Located in Hancock County (IL)

Dallas City   [Map]

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

Located in Hancock County (IL)

Donnellson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Keokuk

Montrose   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Keokuk

Wayland   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Keokuk

Located in Clark County (MO)

Loraine   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Keokuk

Located in Adams County (IL)

West Point   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Keokuk

Located in Hancock County (IL)

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lee County: www.leecounty.org/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Keokuk.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Keokuk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Keokuk) 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 Keokuk. 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 Keokuk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keokuk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4072, Longitude: -91.3901     [Map].

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