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Welcome to Montour ...

The city of Montour is located in Tama County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Montour has a population of 244 people<2> (see below for details).

Montour was established in 1864.

The community of Montour is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Montour: (641)

The ZIP code for Montour: 50173<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Montour had a population of 249 people. This makes Montour the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 249 people, the population of Montour decreased 12.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 285 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Montour had an population of 244 people. This is a decrease of 2.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.39% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Montour ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marshalltown   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Montour

Located in Marshall County

Grinnell   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Montour

Located in Poweshiek County

Tama   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Montour

Toledo   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Montour

Traer   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Montour

Conrad   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Montour

Located in Grundy County

Gladbrook   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Montour

Garwin   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Montour

Gilman   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Montour

Located in Marshall County

Albion   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Montour

Located in Marshall County

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

Communities Also Named Montour ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Montour - they are located in Idaho and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Montour. 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 Montour. 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 Montour.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montour ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tama County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tama County: www.tamacounty.org/

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 Montour.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9803, Longitude: -92.7150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Montour have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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