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Welcome to Parkersburg ...

The city of Parkersburg is located in Butler County<1>.

The location of Parkersburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parkersburg has a population of 1,922 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Parkersburg.

Parkersburg is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Parkersburg: (319)

The ZIP code for Parkersburg: 50665<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parkersburg had an population of 1,922 people. This is an increase of 2.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.75% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Parkersburg ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Parkersburg.

  • Cedar Falls [Black Hawk County]
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    • Cedar Falls [Black Hawk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Parkersburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,231 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Falls<7>
  • Waverly [Bremer County]
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    • Waverly [Bremer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Parkersburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,298 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<7>
  • Grundy Center [Grundy County]
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    • Grundy Center [Grundy County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Parkersburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,670 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grundy Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grundy Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grundy Center<7>
  • Hudson [Black Hawk County]
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    • Hudson [Black Hawk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Parkersburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,473 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reinbeck [Grundy County]
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      • Reinbeck [Grundy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Parkersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,613 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reinbeck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reinbeck<7>
    • Ackley [Hardin County]
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      • Ackley [Hardin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Parkersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ackley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackley<7>
    • Clarksville [Butler County]
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      • Clarksville [Butler County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Parkersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,333 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<7>
    • Shell Rock [Butler County]
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      • Shell Rock [Butler County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Parkersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shell Rock<7>
    • Dike [Grundy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dike
      • Dike [Grundy County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Parkersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dike
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dike<7>
    • Aplington [Butler County]
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      • Aplington [Butler County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Parkersburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,039 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aplington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aplington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aplington<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Parkersburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Parkersburg.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Parkersburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Parkersburg. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Parkersburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Parkersburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Parkersburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Parkersburg on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in 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: www.butlercoiowa.org/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Butler, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Parkersburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parkersburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 ParkersburgOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Parkersburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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