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The location of Macedonia

Welcome to Macedonia ...

The city of Macedonia is located in Pottawattamie County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Macedonia has a population of 245 people<2> (see below for details).

Macedonia is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Macedonia: (712)

The ZIP code for Macedonia: 51549<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Macedonia had a population of 246 people. This makes Macedonia the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 246 people, the population of Macedonia decreased 24.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 325 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Macedonia had an population of 245 people. This is a decrease of 0.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.62% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Macedonia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Red Oak   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Macedonia

Located in Montgomery County

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Macedonia

Located in Mills County

Oakland   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Macedonia

Malvern   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Macedonia

Located in Mills County

Treynor   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Macedonia

Griswold   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Macedonia

Located in Cass County

Underwood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Macedonia

Minden   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Macedonia

Emerson   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Macedonia

Located in Mills County

Lewis   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Macedonia

Located in Cass County

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

Communities Also Named Macedonia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 57 communities that are also named Macedonia - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (4), Connecticut, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (4), Louisiana, Mississippi (6), Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina (6), Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (7), Texas (6) and Virginia.

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

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 Macedonia. 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 Macedonia. 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 Macedonia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Macedonia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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

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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 Macedonia.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Macedonia - 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 Macedonia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Macedonia 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Macedonia) 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 Macedonia. 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 Macedonia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Macedonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1919, Longitude: -95.4268     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Macedonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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