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The location of Prescott

Welcome to Prescott ...

The city of Prescott is located in Adams County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Prescott has a population of 238 people<2> (see below for details).

Prescott is 1,170 feet [357 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Prescott: (641)

The ZIP code for Prescott: 50859<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Prescott had a population of 257 people (which is 6.38% of the total population of Adams County). This makes Prescott the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 257 people, the population of Prescott decreased 3.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 266 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Prescott had an population of 238 people. This is a decrease of 7.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.53% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Prescott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Prescott - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia (3), Indiana, Kansas (3), Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Prescott. 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 Prescott. 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 Prescott.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prescott ...

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

Communities near Prescott ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Creston   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the East (E) of Prescott

Located in Union County

Corning   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Prescott

Lenox   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Prescott

Located in Taylor County

Fontanelle   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Prescott

Located in Adair County

Orient   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Prescott

Located in Adair County

Clearfield   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Prescott

Located in Taylor County

Massena   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Prescott

Located in Cass County

Gravity   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Prescott

Located in Taylor County

Bridgewater   [Map]

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

Located in Adair County

Cromwell   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Prescott

Located in Union County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Adams County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Adams 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 Prescott.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prescott - 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 Prescott). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Prescott 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 from Point A (ie- Prescott) 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 Prescott. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prescott

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prescott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0238, Longitude: -94.6130     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Prescott have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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