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La Porte City, Iowa

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Welcome to La Porte City ...

The city of La Porte City is located in Black Hawk County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, La Porte City has a population of 2,259 people<1> (see below for details).

La Porte City is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

La Porte City is within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for La Porte City: 50651<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Porte City had a population of 2,285 people. This makes La Porte City the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of La Porte City represents 0.08% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,285 people, the population of La Porte City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,275 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, La Porte City had an population of 2,259 people. This is a decrease of 1.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.7% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Porte City.

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 La Porte City. 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 La Porte City. 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 La Porte City. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for La Porte City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Porte City ...

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

Communities near La Porte City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Waterloo   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of La Porte City

Cedar Falls   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Porte City

Independence   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of La Porte City

Located in Buchanan County

Vinton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of La Porte City

Located in Benton County

Evansdale   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Porte City

Jesup   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of La Porte City

Located in Buchanan County

Hudson   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of La Porte City

Traer   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of La Porte City

Located in Tama County

Urbana   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of La Porte City

Located in Benton County

Dysart   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of La Porte City

Located in Tama County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Porte City.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Porte City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 La Porte City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether La Porte City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- La Porte City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for La Porte City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La Porte City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Porte City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3140, Longitude: -92.1902     [Map].






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