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Orleans, Iowa
(Appanoose County)

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The location of Orleans

Welcome to Orleans ...

The city of Orleans is located in Appanoose County.

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

Orleans is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Orleans: (641)

Communities near Orleans ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Centerville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the West (W) of Orleans

Bloomfield   [Map]

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

Located in Davis County

Lancaster   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Orleans

Located in Schuyler County (MO)

Moravia   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Orleans

Mystic   [Map]

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

Cincinnati   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Orleans

Blakesburg   [Map]

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

Located in Wapello County

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Orleans

Located in Schuyler County (MO)

Drakesville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Orleans

Located in Davis County

Exline   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Orleans

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

Communities Also Named Orleans ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Iowa communities named Orleans: This one is located in Appanoose County and the other is located in Dickinson County.

Beyond Iowa, there are 19 communities that are also named Orleans - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Dakota and Vermont.

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

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 Orleans. 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 Orleans. 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 Orleans.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orleans ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Appanoose County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>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- Orleans) 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 Orleans. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Orleans

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orleans. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7256, Longitude: -92.6574     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orleans have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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