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Welcome to Lowden ...

The city of Lowden is located in Cedar County<1>.

The location of Lowden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lowden has a population of 769 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Lowden is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Lowden: (563)

The ZIP code for Lowden: 52255<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lowden had an population of 769 people. This is a decrease of 2.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lowden had a population of 789 people. This makes Lowden the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Lowden represents 0.03% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 349th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 789 people, the population of Lowden has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 794 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lowden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lowden - they are located in Arkansas and Washington.

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

Communities near Lowden ...

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

  • Maquoketa (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maquoketa
    • Maquoketa lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Lowden and is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maquoketa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maquoketa<7>
  • De Witt (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Witt
    • De Witt lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Lowden and is located in Clinton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,222 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Witt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Witt<7>
  • Tipton (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
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    • Tipton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Lowden and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,178 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tipton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipton<7>
  • Wilton (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
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    • Wilton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Lowden and is located in Muscatine County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilton<7>
  • Durant (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
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    • Durant lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Lowden and is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<7>
  • Walcott (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
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    • Walcott lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Lowden and is located in Scott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,627 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walcott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walcott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walcott<7>
  • Mechanicsville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
    • Mechanicsville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Lowden and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,116 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsville
  • Clarence (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
    • Clarence lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Lowden and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 965 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarence<7>
  • Wheatland (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatland
    • Wheatland lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Lowden and is located in Clinton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 724 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatland
  • Olin (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olin
    • Olin lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Lowden and is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 683 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olin<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lowden. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lowden.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lowden ...

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

Adding Lowden to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Lowden on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).

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

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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 Cedar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lowden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lowden - 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 Lowden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lowden 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lowden) 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 Lowden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LowdenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lowden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8591, Longitude: -90.9237       In this case, the coordinates for Lowden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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