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Moorhead, Iowa

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The location of Moorhead

Welcome to Moorhead ...

The city of Moorhead is located in Monona County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Moorhead has a population of 205 people<2> (see below for details).

Moorhead is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Moorhead is located in the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Moorhead: 51558<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moorhead had a population of 226 people. This makes Moorhead the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 226 people, the population of Moorhead decreased 2.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 232 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Moorhead had an population of 205 people. This is a decrease of 9.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Moorhead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Moorhead - they are located in Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana (2) and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Moorhead. 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 Moorhead. 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 Moorhead.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moorhead ...

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

Communities near Moorhead ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Onawa   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Moorhead

Logan   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Moorhead

Located in Harrison County

Woodbine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Moorhead

Located in Harrison County

Mapleton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Moorhead

Dunlap   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Moorhead

Located in Harrison County

Dow City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Moorhead

Located in Crawford County

Charter Oak   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Moorhead

Located in Crawford County

Mondamin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Moorhead

Located in Harrison County

Ute   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Moorhead

Pisgah   [Map]

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

Located in Harrison County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Monona County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Moorhead.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moorhead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9244, Longitude: -95.8505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moorhead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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