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Welcome to Orton ...

Orton is located in Harrison County.

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

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

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

Orton lies within the (712) area code.

Communities near Orton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Blair   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the West (W) of Orton

Located in Washington County (NE)

Missouri Valley   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Orton

Logan   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Orton

Woodbine   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Orton

Fort Calhoun   [Map]

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

Located in Washington County (NE)

Underwood   [Map]

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

Located in Pottawattamie County

Neola   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Orton

Located in Pottawattamie County

Shelby   [Map]

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

Located in Shelby County

Crescent   [Map]

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

Located in Pottawattamie County

Minden   [Map]

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

Located in Pottawattamie County

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

Communities Also Named Orton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Orton - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Kansas, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ontario, South Dakota, Utah and West Virginia.

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

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 Orton. 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 Orton. 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 Orton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Harrison County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountyia.org/

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 Orton - 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 '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- Orton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5886, Longitude: -95.8103     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Orton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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