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Located in: Chickasaw County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: N. Washington

Time Zone: North Washington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (641)

ZIP Code: 50661<1>

Elevation: 1,140 feet [347.47 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for North Washington)


2018:<3>     138   (17.95% increase since 2010)  
2010:     117   (0.85% decrease since 2000)
2000:     118

Total Area:<4>   0.2 sq. miles [0.5 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   45

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within North Washington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1173, Longitude: -92.4154     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for North Washington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   43° 7' 2"
Lon:   -92° 24' 55"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Ionia

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for North Washington

GNIS ID:   2395263
FIPS State / Place Code:   19 / 57495

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for North Washington)

About Chickasaw County

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

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Chickasaw)


2018:     11,964   (3.82% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     12,439   (5.01% decrease since 2000)
2000:     13,095

Total Area:   505 sq. miles [1,309.6 km²]

Housing Units:   5,679

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Chickasaw

GNIS ID:   465208
FIPS State / County Code:   19 / 037

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for North Washington)

About Iowa

From the US Census


2018:     3,156,145   (3.6% increase since 2010)  
2010:     3,046,355   (4.1% increase since 2000)
2000:     2,926,324

Websites for State of Iowa

Official Website:

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Iowa

GNIS ID:   1779785
FIPS State:   19

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for North Washington)

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<1>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 North Washington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether North Washington or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Washington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of North Washington. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of North Washington, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes North Washington.

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