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The location of Orient

Welcome to Orient ...

The city of Orient is located in Adair County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Orient has a population of 372 people<2> (see below for details).

Orient is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Orient is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Orient: 50858<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Orient had a population of 408 people (or 5.31% of the total population of Adair County). This makes Orient the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Orient represents 0.01% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 507th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 408 people, the population of Orient increased 1.49% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 402 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Orient had an population of 372 people. This is a decrease of 8.82% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Orient ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Orient - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (4) and Washington.

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

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 Orient. 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 Orient. 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 Orient.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orient ...

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

Communities near Orient ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Creston   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the South (S) of Orient

Located in Union County

Greenfield   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Orient

Afton   [Map]

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

Located in Union County

Fontanelle   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Orient

Lorimor   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Orient

Located in Union County

Massena   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Orient

Located in Cass County

Prescott   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Orient

Located in Adams County

Bridgewater   [Map]

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

Macksburg   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Orient

Located in Madison County

Cromwell   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Orient

Located in Union County

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

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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.

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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 Orient.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orient. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2033, Longitude: -94.4179     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orient have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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