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New Hampton, Iowa

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The location of New Hampton

Welcome to New Hampton ...

The city of New Hampton is located in Chickasaw County and is the County Seat for Chickasaw County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, New Hampton has a population of 3,394 people<2> (see below for details).

New Hampton is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for New Hampton: (641)

The ZIP code for New Hampton: 50659<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Hampton had a population of 3,571 people (or 28.71% of the total population of Chickasaw County). This makes New Hampton the county's most populous community.

The population of New Hampton represents 0.12% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,571 people, the population of New Hampton decreased 3.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,692 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, New Hampton had an population of 3,394 people. This is a decrease of 4.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.07% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Hampton.

Communities near New Hampton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Charles City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the West (W) of New Hampton

Located in Floyd County

Sumner   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of New Hampton

Located in Bremer County

Nashua   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of New Hampton

Tripoli   [Map]

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

Located in Bremer County

Fredericksburg   [Map]

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

Elma   [Map]

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

Located in Howard County

Lawler   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of New Hampton

Plainfield   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of New Hampton

Located in Bremer County

Ionia   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of New Hampton

Protivin   [Map]

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

Located in Howard County

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

Communities Also Named New Hampton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named New Hampton - they are located in Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Ohio.

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

Websites for New Hampton ...

Official Website:

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 New Hampton. 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 New Hampton. 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 New Hampton. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Hampton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for New Hampton:

The official website for Chickasaw 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 New Hampton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Hampton - 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 New Hampton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Hampton 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Hampton) 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 New Hampton. 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 New Hampton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Hampton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0572, Longitude: -92.3163     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Hampton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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