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Welcome to Odebolt ...

The city of Odebolt is located in Sac County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Odebolt has a population of 946 people<2> (see below for details).

Odebolt is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Odebolt lies within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Odebolt: 51458<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Odebolt had a population of 1,013 people (which is 9.79% of the total population of Sac County). This makes Odebolt the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Odebolt represents 0.03% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 280th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,013 people, the population of Odebolt decreased 12.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,153 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Odebolt had an population of 946 people. This is a decrease of 6.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Odebolt ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Sac City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Odebolt

Ida Grove   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Odebolt

Located in Ida County

Holstein   [Map]

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

Located in Ida County

Lake View   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Odebolt

Schleswig   [Map]

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

Located in Crawford County

Wall Lake   [Map]

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

Schaller   [Map]

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

Battle Creek   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Odebolt

Located in Ida County

Early   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Odebolt

Arcadia   [Map]

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

Located in Carroll County

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

Websites for Odebolt ...

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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 Odebolt. 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 Odebolt. 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 Odebolt. Our list includes 8 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Odebolt ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Odebolt:

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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 Odebolt.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Odebolt - 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 Odebolt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Odebolt 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 from Point A (ie- Odebolt) 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 Odebolt. 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 Odebolt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Odebolt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3118, Longitude: -95.2543     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Odebolt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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