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The location of Mystic

Welcome to Mystic ...

The city of Mystic is located in Appanoose County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mystic has a population of 407 people<2> (see below for details).

Mystic is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Mystic: (641)

The ZIP code for Mystic: 52574<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mystic had a population of 425 people. This makes Mystic the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Mystic represents 0.01% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 499th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 425 people, the population of Mystic decreased 27.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 588 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mystic had an population of 407 people. This is a decrease of 4.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mystic ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Centerville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Mystic

Albia   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mystic

Located in Monroe County

Corydon   [Map]

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

Located in Wayne County

Seymour   [Map]

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

Located in Wayne County

Moravia   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mystic

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mystic

Russell   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mystic

Located in Lucas County

Cincinnati   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Mystic

Exline   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mystic

Promise City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Mystic

Located in Wayne County

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

Communities Also Named Mystic ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Mystic - they are located in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Quebec and South Dakota.

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

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 Mystic. 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 Mystic. 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 Mystic.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mystic ...

Looking for more information about Mystic? 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 Mystic? 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 Mystic, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mystic.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mystic. 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 Mystic.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mystic - 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 Mystic). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mystic 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mystic) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mystic. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mystic

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mystic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7792, Longitude: -92.9446     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mystic have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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