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Murphy, Iowa
(Jasper County)

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The location of Murphy

Welcome to Murphy ...

Murphy is located in Jasper County.

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

Murphy is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Murphy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Newton   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Murphy

Pella   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Murphy

Located in Marion County

Grinnell   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Murphy

Located in Poweshiek County

Colfax   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Murphy

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Murphy

Prairie City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Murphy

Baxter   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Murphy

Sully   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Murphy

Kellogg   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Murphy

Gilman   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Murphy

Located in Marshall County

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

Communities Also Named Murphy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Iowa communities named Murphy: This one is located in Jasper County and the other is located in Bremer County.

Beyond Iowa, there are 23 communities that are also named Murphy - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Murphy. 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 Murphy. 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 Murphy.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murphy ...

Looking for more information about Murphy? 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.

Looking for more information about Murphy? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Murphy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Murphy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Jasper County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Murphy. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murphy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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- Murphy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murphy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6583, Longitude: -92.9738     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Murphy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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