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The location of Marengo

Welcome to Marengo ...

The city of Marengo is located in Iowa County and is the County Seat for Iowa County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Marengo has a population of 2,455 people<2> (see below for details).

Marengo is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Marengo: (319)

The ZIP code for Marengo: 52301<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marengo had a population of 2,528 people (which is 15.46% of the total population of Iowa County). This makes Marengo the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Marengo represents 0.08% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 132nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,528 people, the population of Marengo has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,535 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Marengo had an population of 2,455 people. This is a decrease of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.16% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Marengo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Marengo - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Marengo ...

Official Website:

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 Marengo. 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 Marengo. 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 Marengo. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marengo ...

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

Communities near Marengo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Williamsburg   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the South (S) of Marengo

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Marengo

Located in Linn County

Belle Plaine   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Marengo

Located in Benton County

Atkins   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Marengo

Located in Benton County

Walford   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Marengo

Located in Benton County

Brooklyn   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Marengo

Located in Poweshiek County

North English   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Marengo

Swisher   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Marengo

Located in Johnson County

Victor   [Map]

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

Newhall   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Marengo

Located in Benton County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Iowa County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marengo:

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.

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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 Marengo.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marengo - 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 Marengo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Marengo 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Marengo) 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 Marengo. 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 Marengo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marengo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7965, Longitude: -92.0679     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marengo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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