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Welcome to Mitchell ...

The city of Mitchell is located in Mitchell County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mitchell has a population of 128 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mitchell.

Mitchell is 1,190 feet [363 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mitchell is within the boundaries of the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Mitchell: 50461<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mitchell had an population of 128 people. This is a decrease of 7.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mitchell had a population of 138 people. This makes Mitchell the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 138 people, the population of Mitchell decreased 10.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 155 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mitchell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 44 communities that are also named Mitchell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ontario, Oregon (4), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Mitchell ...

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

  • Northwood [Worth County]
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    • Northwood [Worth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,958 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northwood<7>
  • Nora Springs [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nora Springs
    • Nora Springs [Floyd County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,342 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nora Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nora Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nora Springs<7>
  • Manly [Worth County]
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    • Manly [Worth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manly<7>
  • Saint Ansgar [Mitchell County]
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    • Saint Ansgar [Mitchell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,125 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Ansgar have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Ansgar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Ansgar<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rockford [Floyd County]
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      • Rockford [Floyd County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 813 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<7>
    • Adams [Mower County]
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      • Adams [Mower County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 791 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adams<7>
    • Riceville [Howard County]
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      • Riceville [Howard County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 762 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riceville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riceville<7>
    • Lyle [Mower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyle
      • Lyle [Mower County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyle have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyle<7>
    • Stacyville [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stacyville
      • Stacyville [Mitchell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 466 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stacyville
    • Rose Creek [Mower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Creek
      • Rose Creek [Mower County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rose Creek<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mitchell ...

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

Adding Mitchell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mitchell in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Mitchell County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Mitchell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mitchell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mitchell - 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 Mitchell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mitchell 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 from Point A (ie- Mitchell) 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 Mitchell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MitchellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mitchell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3203, Longitude: -92.8727    
<6>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.
<7>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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