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The location of Muscatine

Welcome to Muscatine ...

The city of Muscatine is located in Muscatine County and is the County Seat for Muscatine County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Muscatine has a population of 23,817 people<2> (see below for details).

Muscatine is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Muscatine: (563)

The ZIP code for Muscatine: 52761<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Muscatine had a population of 22,886 people (or 53.54% of the total population of Muscatine County). This makes Muscatine the county's most populous community.

The population of Muscatine represents 0.75% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,886 people, the population of Muscatine has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 22,697 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Muscatine had an population of 23,817 people. This is an increase of 4.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.93% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Muscatine ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

West Liberty   [Map]

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

Wilton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Muscatine

Wapello   [Map]

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

Located in Louisa County

Columbus Junction   [Map]

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

Located in Louisa County

Durant   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Muscatine

Located in Cedar County

Blue Grass   [Map]

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

Located in Scott County

Lone Tree   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Muscatine

Located in Johnson County

Buffalo   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Muscatine

Located in Scott County

Andalusia   [Map]

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

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

New Boston   [Map]

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

Located in Mercer County (IL)

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

Websites for Muscatine ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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 Muscatine. 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 Muscatine. 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 Muscatine. Our list includes 40 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Muscatine ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Iowa

About Muscatine County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Muscatine:

The official website for Muscatine County:

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 Muscatine.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Muscatine - 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 Muscatine). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Muscatine 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Muscatine) 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 Muscatine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Muscatine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Muscatine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4166, Longitude: -91.0710     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Muscatine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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