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Olin, Iowa

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Welcome to Olin ...

The city of Olin is located in Jones County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Olin has a population of 691 people<2> (see below for details).

Olin is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Olin: (319)

The ZIP code for Olin: 52320<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Olin had a population of 698 people. This makes Olin the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Olin represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 379th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 698 people, the population of Olin decreased 2.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 716 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Olin had an population of 691 people. This is a decrease of 1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.49% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Olin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Olin - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

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

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 Olin. 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 Olin. 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 Olin. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olin ...

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

Communities near Olin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Anamosa   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Olin

Mount Vernon   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Olin

Located in Linn County

Monticello   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Olin

Tipton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Olin

Located in Cedar County

Lisbon   [Map]

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

Located in Linn County

Springville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Olin

Located in Linn County

Mechanicsville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Olin

Located in Cedar County

Clarence   [Map]

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

Located in Cedar County

Lowden   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Olin

Located in Cedar County

Wheatland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Olin

Located in Clinton County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Jones County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jones 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 Olin.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9976, Longitude: -91.1417     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Olin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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