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Welcome to Madrid ...

The city of Madrid is located in Boone County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Madrid has a population of 2,562 people<1> (see below for details).

Madrid is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Madrid: (515)

The ZIP code for Madrid: 50156<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Madrid had a population of 2,543 people (or 9.67% of the total population of Boone County). This makes Madrid the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Madrid represents 0.08% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,543 people, the population of Madrid increased 12.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,264 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Madrid had an population of 2,562 people. This is an increase of 0.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.16% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Madrid ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Madrid - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York and Virginia.

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

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 Madrid. 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 Madrid. 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 Madrid.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Madrid ...

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

Communities near Madrid ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ames   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Madrid

Located in Story County

Ankeny   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Madrid

Located in Polk County

Urbandale   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Madrid

Located in Polk County

Waukee   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the South (S) of Madrid

Located in Dallas County

Johnston   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Madrid

Located in Polk County

Clive   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the South (S) of Madrid

Located in Polk County

Grimes   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Madrid

Located in Polk County

Boone   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the North (N) of Madrid

Perry   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the West (W) of Madrid

Located in Dallas County

Windsor Heights   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the South (S) of Madrid

Located in Polk County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Madrid. 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 Madrid.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Madrid - 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 Madrid). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Madrid 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Madrid) 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 Madrid. 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 Madrid

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Madrid. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8769, Longitude: -93.8157     [Map].






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