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Pacific Junction, Iowa

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The location of Pacific Junction

Welcome to Pacific Junction ...

The city of Pacific Junction is located in Mills County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pacific Junction: Pacific Jct. (or less commonly used: Pacific Jctn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pacific Junction has a population of 470 people<2> (see below for details).

Pacific Junction is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pacific Junction is within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Pacific Junction: 51561<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pacific Junction had a population of 471 people. This makes Pacific Junction the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Pacific Junction represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 472nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 471 people, the population of Pacific Junction decreased 7.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 507 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pacific Junction had an population of 470 people. This is a decrease of 0.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.3% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pacific Junction.

Communities near Pacific Junction ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2018
Carter Lake   [Map]   3,784   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Council Bluffs   [Map]   62,421   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,099   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bellevue (NE)   [Map]   53,627   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
La Vista (NE)   [Map]   17,163   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Louisville (NE)   [Map]   1,295   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pacific Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Pacific Junction - they are located in Illinois, Montana (2), New Brunswick and Oklahoma.

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

See 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 Pacific Junction. 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 Pacific Junction. 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 Pacific Junction.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pacific Junction ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pacific Junction. 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 Pacific Junction.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pacific Junction - 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 Pacific Junction). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pacific Junction 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Pacific Junction) 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 Pacific Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pacific Junction

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pacific Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0180, Longitude: -95.7996     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pacific Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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