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The location of Olds

Welcome to Olds ...

The city of Olds is located in Henry County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Olds has a population of 222 people<2> (see below for details).

Olds is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Olds is within the boundaries of the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Olds: 52647<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Olds had a population of 229 people. This makes Olds the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 229 people, the population of Olds decreased 8.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 249 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Olds had an population of 222 people. This is a decrease of 3.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.84% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Olds ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Olds - they are located in Alberta, Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee and Washington.

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

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 Olds. 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 Olds. 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 Olds.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olds ...

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

Communities near Olds ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mount Pleasant   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Olds

Washington   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Olds

Located in Washington County

Wapello   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Olds

Located in Louisa County

Columbus Junction   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Olds

Located in Louisa County

New London   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Olds

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Olds

Wayland   [Map]

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

Morning Sun   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Olds

Located in Louisa County

Brighton   [Map]

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

Located in Washington County

Ainsworth   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Olds

Located in Washington County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Henry County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henry 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 Olds.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Olds - 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 Olds). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Olds 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Olds) 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 Olds. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Olds

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olds. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1341, Longitude: -91.5445     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Olds have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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