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Morgin Valley, Iowa

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Census Data for Morgin Valley ...

So far, we have found very little information about Morgin Valley. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Morgin Valley to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Morgin Valley, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Morgin Valley has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Morgin Valley, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2018<2>
 Des Moines216,853   NW   18 miles [29 km]
 West Des Moines66,641   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Ankeny65,284   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Urbandale43,949   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
 Johnston22,040   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Marion County ...

Morgin Valley is located in Marion County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Marion County.

Population Rings for Morgin Valley ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Morgin Valley and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Morgin Valley. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Morgin Valley, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]3586+1.21%
10 mi   [16 km]910,993+4.89%
15 mi   [24 km]1752,506+12.97%
20 mi   [32 km]28330,990+8.53%
25 mi   [40 km]40494,742+14.01%
30 mi   [48 km]61602,361+15.9%

Miscellaneous Information for Morgin Valley ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Marion County or the community of Morgin Valley:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Morgin Valley:

GNIS ID for Morgin Valley: 464258

GNIS ID for Marion County: 465251

GNIS ID for Iowa: 1779785

Misc. Census Codes ...

Morgin Valley would have been located in Census Region #2 (the Midwest Region) and Division #4 (the West North-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Morgin Valley.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Morgin Valley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morgin Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morgin Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4900, Longitude: -93.2919     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Morgin Valley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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