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Orleans, Iowa
(Dickinson County)

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The location of Orleans

Welcome to Orleans ...

The city of Orleans is located in Dickinson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Orleans has a population of 589 people<2> (see below for details).

Orleans is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Orleans: (712)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Orleans had a population of 608 people. This makes Orleans the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Orleans represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 411st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 608 people, the population of Orleans increased 4.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 583 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Orleans had an population of 589 people. This is a decrease of 3.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.03% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Orleans ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Estherville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the East (E) of Orleans

Located in Emmet County

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Orleans

Located in Jackson County (MN)

Milford   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Orleans

Lakefield   [Map]

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

Located in Jackson County (MN)

Arnolds Park   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Orleans

Lake Park   [Map]

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

Okoboji   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Orleans

Wahpeton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Orleans

Terril   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Orleans

West Okoboji   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 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 Dickinson County and the other is located in Appanoose 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 ...

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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.

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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 Orleans.

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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for our own planning, 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: 43.4486, Longitude: -95.0876     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orleans have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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