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Mitchellville, Iowa

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The location of Mitchellville

Welcome to Mitchellville ...

The city of Mitchellville is primarily located in Polk County. A portion of Mitchellville extends into Jasper County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mitchellville has a population of 2,303 people<2> (see below for details).

Mitchellville is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Mitchellville: (515)

The ZIP code for Mitchellville: 50169<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mitchellville had a population of 2,254 people. This makes Mitchellville the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Mitchellville represents 0.07% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,254 people, the population of Mitchellville increased 31.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,715 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mitchellville had an population of 2,303 people. This is an increase of 2.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.29% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mitchellville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Des Moines   [Map]

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

Ankeny   [Map]

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

Johnston   [Map]

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

Altoona   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Mitchellville

Newton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Mitchellville

Located in Jasper County

Pleasant Hill   [Map]

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

Bondurant   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Mitchellville

Windsor Heights   [Map]

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

Polk City   [Map]

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

Carlisle   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mitchellville

Located in Warren County

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

Communities Also Named Mitchellville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Mitchellville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas (2), Maryland, Missouri, Ontario, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Websites for Mitchellville ...

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 Mitchellville. 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 Mitchellville. 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 Mitchellville. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mitchellville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mitchellville:

The official website for Polk 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 Mitchellville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mitchellville - 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 Mitchellville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mitchellville 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mitchellville) 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 Mitchellville. 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 Mitchellville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mitchellville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6679, Longitude: -93.3630     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mitchellville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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