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Parksville, Iowa

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Welcome to Parksville ...

So far, we have found very little information about Parksville. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Parksville to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Parksville, please Contact Us.

Parksville would have been located within present day Van Buren County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Parksville is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Parksville was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Parksville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fairfield   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Parksville

Located in Jefferson County

Maharishi Vedic City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Parksville

Located in Jefferson County

Eldon   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Parksville

Located in Wapello County

Keosauqua   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Parksville

Farmington   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Parksville

Batavia   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Parksville

Located in Jefferson County

Bonaparte   [Map]

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

Milton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Parksville

Salem   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Parksville

Located in Henry County

Libertyville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Parksville

Located in Jefferson County

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

Communities Also Named Parksville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Parksville - they are located in British Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, New York, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

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 Parksville. 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 Parksville. 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 Parksville.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Parksville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parksville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Parksville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parksville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8689, Longitude: -91.9271     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parksville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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