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Welcome to Keota ...

The city of Keota is located in Keokuk County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Keota has a population of 969 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Keota is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Keota is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Keota: 52248<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Keota had an population of 969 people. This is a decrease of 3.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Keota had a population of 1,009 people (or 9.6% of the total population of Keokuk County). This makes Keota the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Keota represents 0.03% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 282nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,009 people, the population of Keota decreased 1.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,025 people).

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

Communities Also Named Keota ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Keota - they are located in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Keota ...

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

  • Washington [Washington County]
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    • Washington [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Keota
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • Kalona [Washington County]
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    • Kalona [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Keota
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,560 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kalona have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalona<6>
  • Sigourney [Keokuk County]
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    • Sigourney [Keokuk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Keota
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sigourney have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigourney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sigourney<6>
  • Wellman [Washington County]
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    • Wellman [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Keota
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,401 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North English [Iowa County]
    • Brighton [Washington County]
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      • Brighton [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Keota
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 641 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brighton<6>
    • Richland [Keokuk County]
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      • Richland [Keokuk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Keota
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<6>
    • Delta [Keokuk County]
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      • Delta [Keokuk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Keota
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
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    • Parnell [Iowa County]
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      • Parnell [Iowa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Keota
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parnell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parnell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parnell<6>
    • Keswick [Keokuk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keswick
      • Keswick [Keokuk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Keota
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 237 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keswick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keswick<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Keota ...

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

Adding Keota to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Keota on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1905.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Iowa

About Keokuk County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Keota. 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 Keokuk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Keota.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Keota - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Keota). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Keota or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Keota) 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 Keota. 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 KeotaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keota. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3652, Longitude: -91.9549    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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