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Orchard, Iowa

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The location of Orchard

Welcome to Orchard ...

The city of Orchard is located in Mitchell County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Orchard has a population of 71 people<2> (see below for details).

Orchard is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Orchard: (641)

The ZIP code for Orchard: 50460<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Orchard had a population of 71 people. This makes Orchard the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 71 people, the population of Orchard decreased 19.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 88 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Orchard had an population of 71 people (or a decrease of 19.32% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Orchard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Orchard - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Delaware, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington (2) and West Virginia (2).

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

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 Orchard. 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 Orchard. 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 Orchard.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orchard ...

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

Communities near Orchard ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Charles City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Orchard

Located in Floyd County

Osage   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Orchard

Nora Springs   [Map]

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

Located in Floyd County

Saint Ansgar   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Orchard

Rockford   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Orchard

Located in Floyd County

Riceville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Orchard

Located in Howard County

Elma   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Orchard

Located in Howard County

Stacyville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Orchard

Plymouth   [Map]

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

Located in Cerro Gordo County

Rudd   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Orchard

Located in Floyd County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Orchard.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Orchard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Orchard). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Orchard or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Orchard) 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 Orchard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Orchard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orchard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2274, Longitude: -92.7753     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orchard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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