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Welcome to Parkersburg ...

The city of Parkersburg is located in Butler County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Parkersburg has a population of 1,943 people<2> (see below for details).

Parkersburg is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Parkersburg is located in the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Parkersburg: 50665<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parkersburg had a population of 1,870 people (which is 12.58% of the total population of Butler County). This makes Parkersburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Parkersburg represents 0.06% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 169th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,870 people, the population of Parkersburg decreased 1.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,889 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Parkersburg had an population of 1,943 people. This is an increase of 3.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.86% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Parkersburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cedar Falls   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Parkersburg

Located in Black Hawk County

Waverly   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Parkersburg

Located in Bremer County

Grundy Center   [Map]

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

Located in Grundy County

Hudson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Parkersburg

Located in Black Hawk County

Reinbeck   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Parkersburg

Located in Grundy County

Ackley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Parkersburg

Located in Hardin County

Clarksville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Parkersburg

Shell Rock   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Parkersburg

Dike   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Parkersburg

Located in Grundy County

Aplington   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Parkersburg

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

Communities Also Named Parkersburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Parkersburg - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon and West Virginia.

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

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 Parkersburg. 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 Parkersburg. 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 Parkersburg.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkersburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Butler County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Butler County:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Parkersburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parkersburg - 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 Parkersburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Parkersburg 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Parkersburg) 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 Parkersburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Parkersburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkersburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5740, Longitude: -92.7788     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parkersburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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