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Welcome to Malta ...

Malta is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

Malta is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Malta is located in the (641) area code.

Communities Also Named Malta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Malta - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (2), New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Malta ...

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

  • Marshalltown [Marshall County]
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    • Marshalltown [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,736 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshalltown<5>
  • Newton [Jasper County]
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    • Newton [Jasper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,127 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
  • Nevada [Story County]
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    • Nevada [Story County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,682 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nevada<5>
  • State Center [Marshall County]
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    • State Center [Marshall County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for State Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State Center<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baxter [Jasper County]
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      • Baxter [Jasper County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,132 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxter<5>
    • Le Grand [Marshall County]
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      • Le Grand [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 923 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Le Grand<5>
    • Maxwell [Story County]
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      • Maxwell [Story County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 908 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxwell<5>
    • Colo [Story County]
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      • Colo [Story County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 819 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colo<5>
    • Zearing [Story County]
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      • Zearing [Story County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zearing<5>
    • Albion [Marshall County]
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      • Albion [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Malta. See our Newspapers Page for Malta.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malta ...

Looking for more information about Malta? 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 Malta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Malta.

Adding Malta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Malta in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Malta was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Marshall County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marshall County: www.co.marshall.ia.us/

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 Marshall, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Malta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Malta) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Malta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9708, Longitude: -93.1127       In this case, the coordinates for Malta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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