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Mount Sterling, Iowa

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The location of Mount Sterling

Welcome to Mount Sterling ...

The city of Mount Sterling is located in Van Buren County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Sterling: Mt. Sterling

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Mount Sterling had a population of 36 people.<2> (see below for details).

Mount Sterling is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mount Sterling lies within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Mount Sterling: 52573<4>

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Sterling.

Communities near Mount Sterling ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kahoka   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Mount Sterling

Located in Clark County (MO)

Memphis   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mount Sterling

Located in Scotland County (MO)

Keosauqua   [Map]

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

Donnellson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Mount Sterling

Located in Lee County

Farmington   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Mount Sterling

Birmingham   [Map]

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

Bonaparte   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mount Sterling

Milton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Mount Sterling

Pulaski   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Mount Sterling

Located in Davis County

Stockport   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Mount Sterling ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Mount Sterling - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

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 Mount Sterling. 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 Mount Sterling. 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 Mount Sterling.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Sterling ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Mount Sterling.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Sterling. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6181, Longitude: -91.9367     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Sterling have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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