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Welcome to Keosauqua ...

The city of Keosauqua is located in Van Buren County<1> and is the County Seat for Van Buren County.

The pronunciation of Keosauqua: Kee-o-saw-kwah<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Keosauqua has a population of 908 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Keosauqua is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Keosauqua: 52565<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Keosauqua had an population of 908 people. This is a decrease of 9.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Keosauqua had a population of 1,006 people (which is 13.29% of the total population of Van Buren County). This makes Keosauqua the county's most populous community.

The population of Keosauqua represents 0.03% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 283rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,006 people, the population of Keosauqua decreased 5.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,066 people).

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

Adding Keosauqua to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities near Keosauqua ...

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

  • Fairfield [Jefferson County]
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    • Fairfield [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Keosauqua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<8>
  • Eldon [Wapello County]
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    • Eldon [Wapello County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Keosauqua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 915 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldon<8>
  • Farmington [Van Buren County]
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    • Farmington [Van Buren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Keosauqua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 622 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<8>
  • Birmingham [Van Buren County]
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    • Birmingham [Van Buren County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Keosauqua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birmingham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bonaparte [Van Buren County]
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      • Bonaparte [Van Buren County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Keosauqua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 403 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonaparte have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonaparte<8>
    • Milton [Van Buren County]
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      • Milton [Van Buren County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Keosauqua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 398 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<8>
    • Salem [Henry County]
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      • Salem [Henry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Keosauqua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<8>
    • Libertyville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Libertyville
      • Libertyville [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Keosauqua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 341 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Libertyville
    • Pulaski [Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pulaski
      • Pulaski [Davis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Keosauqua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pulaski have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Stockport [Van Buren County]
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      • Stockport [Van Buren County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Keosauqua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockport have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockport<8>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Keosauqua. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Keosauqua.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Keosauqua ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Keosauqua. 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 Van Buren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Keosauqua. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Keosauqua.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Keosauqua - 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 Keosauqua). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Keosauqua 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' (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- Keosauqua) 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 Keosauqua. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KeosauquaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keosauqua. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7326, Longitude: -91.9632    
<7>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.
<8>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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