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Welcome to Oran ...

Oran is located in Fayette County.

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

Oran is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Oran is located in the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Oran: 50664<3>

Communities near Oran ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Independence   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Oran

Located in Buchanan County

Oelwein   [Map]

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

Evansdale   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oran

Located in Black Hawk County

Jesup   [Map]

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

Located in Buchanan County

Sumner   [Map]

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

Located in Bremer County

Denver   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Oran

Located in Bremer County

Fayette   [Map]

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

Tripoli   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Oran

Located in Bremer County

Elk Run Heights   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oran

Located in Black Hawk County

Fairbank   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Oran

Located in Buchanan County

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

Communities Also Named Oran ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Oran - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio and Texas.

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

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 Oran. 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 Oran. 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 Oran.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oran ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

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

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<3>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 community (such as Oran). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oran or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oran) 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 Oran. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oran

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oran. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7014, Longitude: -92.0746     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oran have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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