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Macksburg, Iowa

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The location of Macksburg

Welcome to Macksburg ...

The city of Macksburg is located in Madison County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Macksburg has a population of 118 people<2> (see below for details).

Macksburg is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Macksburg: (641)

The ZIP code for Macksburg: 50155<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Macksburg had a population of 113 people. This makes Macksburg the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 113 people, the population of Macksburg decreased 20.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 142 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Macksburg had an population of 118 people. This is an increase of 4.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.9% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Macksburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Macksburg - they are located in Ohio and Oregon.

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

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 Macksburg. 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 Macksburg. 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 Macksburg.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Macksburg ...

Looking for more information about Macksburg? 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.

Looking for more information about Macksburg? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Macksburg, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Macksburg.

Communities near Macksburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Creston   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Macksburg

Located in Union County

Winterset   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Macksburg

Greenfield   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Macksburg

Located in Adair County

Earlham   [Map]

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

Afton   [Map]

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

Located in Union County

Murray   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Macksburg

Located in Clarke County

Truro   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Macksburg

Orient   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Macksburg

Located in Adair County

Lorimor   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Macksburg

Located in Union County

Patterson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Macksburg

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Madison County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Macksburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Macksburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Macksburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Macksburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Macksburg) 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 Macksburg. 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 Macksburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Macksburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2146, Longitude: -94.1851     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Macksburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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