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The location of Missouri Valley

Welcome to Missouri Valley ...

The city of Missouri Valley is located in Harrison County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Missouri Valley: Missouri Vly. (or less commonly used: Missouri Vally. or Missouri Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Missouri Valley has a population of 2,633 people<2> (see below for details).

Missouri Valley is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Missouri Valley: (712)

The ZIP code for Missouri Valley: 51555<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Missouri Valley had a population of 2,838 people (which is 19.01% of the total population of Harrison County). This makes Missouri Valley the county's most populous community.

The population of Missouri Valley represents 0.09% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,838 people, the population of Missouri Valley decreased 5.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,992 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Missouri Valley had an population of 2,633 people. This is a decrease of 7.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Missouri Valley.

Communities near Missouri Valley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Blair   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the West (W) of Missouri Valley

Located in Washington County (NE)

Carter Lake   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Missouri Valley

Located in Pottawattamie County

Bennington   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Missouri Valley

Located in Douglas County (NE)

Logan   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Missouri Valley

Woodbine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Missouri Valley

Fort Calhoun   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Missouri Valley

Located in Washington County (NE)

Underwood   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Missouri Valley

Located in Pottawattamie County

Neola   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Missouri Valley

Located in Pottawattamie County

Crescent   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Missouri Valley

Located in Pottawattamie County

Minden   [Map]

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

Located in Pottawattamie County

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

Websites for Missouri Valley ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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 Missouri Valley. 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 Missouri Valley. 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 Missouri Valley. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Missouri Valley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Harrison County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harrison 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.

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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 Missouri Valley.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Missouri Valley - 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 Missouri Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Missouri Valley 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 from Point A (ie- Missouri Valley) 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 Missouri Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Missouri Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Missouri Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5583, Longitude: -95.9019     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Missouri Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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