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Welcome to Logan ...

The city of Logan is located in Harrison County and is the County Seat for Harrison County.

The location of Logan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Logan has a population of 1,431 people<2> (see below for details).

Logan is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Logan: (712)

The ZIP code for Logan: 51546<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Logan had a population of 1,534 people (which is 10.28% of the total population of Harrison County). This makes Logan the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Logan represents 0.05% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 199th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,534 people, the population of Logan has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,545 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Logan had an population of 1,431 people. This is a decrease of 6.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.38% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Logan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Crescent   [Map]   616   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dunlap   [Map]   976   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Minden   [Map]   591   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Missouri Valley   [Map]   2,633   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Neola   [Map]   869   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Shelby   [Map]   616   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Logan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Logan - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (3), Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Logan. 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 Logan. 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 Logan. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Logan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountyia.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Logan.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Logan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<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 from Point A (ie- Logan) 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 Logan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Logan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Logan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6453, Longitude: -95.7914     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Logan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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