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Located in: Muscatine County (see below)

Time Zone: Montpelier lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (563)

ZIP Code: 52759<1>

Elevation: 560 feet [170.69 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Montpelier. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4592, Longitude: -90.8071     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Montpelier have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   41° 27' 33"
Lon:   -90° 48' 25"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Montpelier

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Montpelier

GNIS ID:   459197
FIPS State / Place Code:   19 / 53715

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Montpelier)


About Muscatine County

The community of Muscatine is the County Seat for Muscatine County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Muscatine)

Population

2018:<5>     42,929   (0.43% increase since 2010)  
2010:     42,745   (2.45% increase since 2000)
2000:     41,722

Total Area:<6>   449.1 sq. miles [1,163.2 km²]   - of which 2.6% is water (11.66 sq. miles [30.2 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   17,910

Official Website:   www.co.muscatine.ia.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Muscatine

GNIS ID:   465258
FIPS State / County Code:   19 / 139

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Montpelier)


About Iowa

From the US Census

Population

2018:     3,156,145   (3.6% increase since 2010)  
2010:     3,046,355   (4.1% increase since 2000)
2000:     2,926,324

Websites for State of Iowa

Official Website:   https://www.iowa.gov/
Tourism:   https://www.traveliowa.com/
Parks:   https://www.iowadnr.gov/
Fishing:   https://www.iowadnr.gov/Fishing
Hunting:   https://www.iowadnr.gov/Hunting

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Iowa

GNIS ID:   1779785
FIPS State:   19

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Montpelier)

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The official website for Muscatine County: www.co.muscatine.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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 community (such as Montpelier). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Montpelier or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montpelier - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Montpelier, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Montpelier.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Montpelier. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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