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The location of Nichols

Welcome to Nichols ...

The city of Nichols is located in Muscatine County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Nichols has a population of 362 people<2> (see below for details).

Nichols is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Nichols is located in the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Nichols: 52766<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nichols had a population of 374 people. This makes Nichols the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Nichols represents 0.01% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 527th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 374 people, the population of Nichols has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 374 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Nichols had an population of 362 people. This is a decrease of 3.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Nichols ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Iowa City   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Nichols

Located in Johnson County

Muscatine   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Nichols

West Liberty   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Nichols

Wilton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Nichols

West Branch   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Nichols

Located in Cedar County

Columbus Junction   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Nichols

Located in Louisa County

Lone Tree   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Nichols

Located in Johnson County

University Heights   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Nichols

Located in Johnson County

Riverside   [Map]

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

Located in Washington County

Fruitland   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Nichols

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

Communities Also Named Nichols ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Nichols - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York (2), Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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 Nichols. 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 Nichols. 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 Nichols.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nichols ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Muscatine County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Nichols.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nichols. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4797, Longitude: -91.3080     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nichols have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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