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Owen, Iowa

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The location of Owen

Welcome to Owen ...

Owen is located in Cerro Gordo County.

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

Owen is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Owen lies within the (641) area code.

Communities near Owen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mason City   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Owen

Clear Lake   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Owen

Nora Springs   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Owen

Located in Floyd County

Manly   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Owen

Located in Worth County

Sheffield   [Map]

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

Located in Franklin County

Greene   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Owen

Located in Butler County

Rockwell   [Map]

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

Rockford   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Owen

Located in Floyd County

Thornton   [Map]

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

Plymouth   [Map]

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

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

Communities Also Named Owen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Owen - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Owen. 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 Owen. 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 Owen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Owen ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Owen. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Owen - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Owen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Owen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0375, Longitude: -93.0821     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Owen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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