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Martensdale, Iowa

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The location of Martensdale

Welcome to Martensdale ...

The city of Martensdale is located in Warren County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Martensdale has a population of 467 people<2> (see below for details).

Martensdale is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Martensdale: (641)

The ZIP code for Martensdale: 50160<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Martensdale had a population of 465 people. This makes Martensdale the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Martensdale represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 474th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 465 people, the population of Martensdale has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 467 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Martensdale had an population of 467 people. This is an increase of 0.43% since the 2010 Census.

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

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 Martensdale. 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 Martensdale. 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 Martensdale.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Martensdale ...

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

Communities near Martensdale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Des Moines   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the North (N) of Martensdale

Located in Polk County

West Des Moines   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the North (N) of Martensdale

Located in Polk County

Urbandale   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Martensdale

Located in Polk County

Waukee   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Martensdale

Located in Dallas County

Clive   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the North (N) of Martensdale

Located in Polk County

Indianola   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Martensdale

Norwalk   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Martensdale

Pleasant Hill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Martensdale

Located in Polk County

Winterset   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the West (W) of Martensdale

Located in Madison County

Windsor Heights   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the North (N) of Martensdale

Located in Polk County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Warren County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Warren 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 Martensdale.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Martensdale - 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 Martensdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Martensdale 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- Martensdale) 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 Martensdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Martensdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Martensdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3736, Longitude: -93.7386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Martensdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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