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Knowlton, Iowa

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Welcome to Knowlton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Knowlton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Knowlton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Knowlton, please Contact Us.

Knowlton would have been located within present day Ringgold County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Knowlton is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Knowlton was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Knowlton once stood is in the (641) area code.

Communities near Knowlton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Knowlton and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2018<4>
Afton   [Map]   821   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Blockton   [Map]   189   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clearfield   [Map]   344   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Creston   [Map]   7,788   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grand River   [Map]   215   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kellerton   [Map]   301   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Knowlton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Knowlton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, New Jersey, North Dakota, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Knowlton. 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 Knowlton. 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 Knowlton.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Knowlton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Knowlton) 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 Knowlton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knowlton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knowlton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8264, Longitude: -94.3327     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Knowlton.

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