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Pierson, Iowa

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The location of Pierson

Welcome to Pierson ...

The city of Pierson is located in Woodbury County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pierson has a population of 353 people<2> (see below for details).

Pierson is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pierson lies within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Pierson: 51048<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pierson had a population of 366 people. This makes Pierson the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Pierson represents 0.01% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 536th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 366 people, the population of Pierson decreased 1.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 371 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pierson had an population of 353 people. This is a decrease of 3.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Pierson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Pierson - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Manitoba, Michigan, Texas and Washington.

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

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 Pierson. 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 Pierson. 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 Pierson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pierson ...

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

Communities near Pierson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Remsen   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of Pierson

Located in Plymouth County

Moville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Pierson

Kingsley   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Pierson

Located in Plymouth County

Holstein   [Map]

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

Located in Ida County

Marcus   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of Pierson

Located in Cherokee County

Lawton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the West (W) of Pierson

Correctionville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Pierson

Anthon   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the South (S) of Pierson

Bronson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Pierson

Quimby   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Pierson

Located in Cherokee County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Woodbury County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Woodbury 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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pierson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pierson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Pierson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pierson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Pierson) 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 Pierson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pierson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pierson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5431, Longitude: -95.8656     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pierson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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