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Located in: Carroll County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Mt. Carmel

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

Telephone Area Code: (712)

Elevation: 1,350 feet [411.48 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Mount Carmel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1525, Longitude: -94.9086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Carmel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   42° 9' 9"
Lon:   -94° 54' 30"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Breda

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Mount Carmel

GNIS ID:   459285
FIPS State / Place Code:   19 / 54525

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


About Carroll County

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

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

Population

2018:<4>     20,154   (3.18% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     20,816   (2.82% decrease since 2000)
2000:     21,421

Total Area:<5>   570 sq. miles [1,477 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   9,376

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

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Carroll

GNIS ID:   465203
FIPS State / County Code:   19 / 027

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


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 Mount Carmel)

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The official website for Carroll County: www.co.carroll.ia.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Carmel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Mount Carmel, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Mount Carmel.

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<4>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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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Mount Carmel. 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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<6>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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