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Welcome to Melbourne ...

The city of Melbourne is located in Marshall County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Melbourne has a population of 811 people<2> (see below for details).

Melbourne is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Melbourne: (641)

The ZIP code for Melbourne: 50162<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Melbourne had a population of 830 people. This makes Melbourne the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Melbourne represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 333rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 830 people, the population of Melbourne increased 4.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 794 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Melbourne had an population of 811 people. This is a decrease of 2.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.14% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Melbourne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Melbourne - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Tennessee and Washington.

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

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 Melbourne. 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 Melbourne. 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 Melbourne.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Melbourne ...

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

Communities near Melbourne ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marshalltown   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Melbourne

Newton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Melbourne

Located in Jasper County

Nevada   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Melbourne

Located in Story County

Colfax   [Map]

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

Located in Jasper County

State Center   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Melbourne

Baxter   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Melbourne

Located in Jasper County

Le Grand   [Map]

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

Maxwell   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Melbourne

Located in Story County

Colo   [Map]

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

Located in Story County

Kellogg   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Melbourne

Located in Jasper County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Melbourne. 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>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 Melbourne.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Melbourne - 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 Melbourne). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Melbourne 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Melbourne) 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 Melbourne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Melbourne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Melbourne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9417, Longitude: -93.1025     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Melbourne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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